Project Face in Water Participants

2 01, 2014

#34 Michelle “Sometimes someone just has to break it down for you” (34 years old)/

By | 2018-01-23T08:22:16+00:00 January 2nd, 2014|Learning to Breathe, Project Face in Water Participants|Comments Off on #34 Michelle “Sometimes someone just has to break it down for you” (34 years old)/

Teachers are sometimes the worst students- I know I am! Michelle, on the other hand, gets the teacher's pet award. She's a high school teacher, so right away we had about a million stories to share about "kids these days." Yea, I'm getting old- I say things like, "When I was your age..."  and I can't [...]

27 12, 2013

#33 Finbar “Finding a balance” (3 years old)/

By | 2018-01-23T08:23:05+00:00 December 27th, 2013|Behavior Management Tips, Project Face in Water Participants, Tips for Success|Comments Off on #33 Finbar “Finding a balance” (3 years old)/

Finbar thinks he is a much better swimmer than he actually is. The frustrating thing is that he could be, but he limits himself. Much like his twin brother, Max (Participant #32), he's overconfident in his abilities, but once he panics, he goes from overconfident to zero confidence. Fin moves very quickly through the water [...]

21 12, 2013

#32 Maximo “Overconfidence” (3 years old)/

By | 2018-01-23T08:24:07+00:00 December 21st, 2013|Behavior Management Tips, Project Face in Water Participants, Tips for Success|Comments Off on #32 Maximo “Overconfidence” (3 years old)/

It can happen so fast. One second, he's bouncing up and down, laughing and having the best time in the world. Then the pool gets deep enough that he can't touch the bottom and the panic sets in. Maximo, like most three year old boys, is a ball of energy. As is his twin brother, [...]