Behavior Management Tips

25 06, 2013

#16 Emma “Cutting the apron strings” (3 years old)/

By | 2018-01-23T08:48:28+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Behavior Management Tips, Project Face in Water Participants, Swim Tips|Comments Off on #16 Emma “Cutting the apron strings” (3 years old)/

Meet Emma. I adore her. I had been swimming with Emma and her mom in a parent-child class for a bit, but after a while, that just wasn't  enough. Every child is individual, and kids sometimes do better when mom/ dad/ nanny/ care giver/ etc. is not around. In Emma's case, she was progressing, but [...]

16 06, 2013

#15 Mellissa “I don’t wanna put my face in the water” (3 years old)/

By | 2018-01-23T08:53:04+00:00 June 16th, 2013|Behavior Management Tips, Project Face in Water Participants|Comments Off on #15 Mellissa “I don’t wanna put my face in the water” (3 years old)/

"We're not gonna put our eyes under water." "I...I...I...I don't wanna put my face in the water." It was like a broken record over and over and over again. I was warned. The e-mail that Mellissa's mom sent read... "She just doesn't like putting her eyes in the water and she starts crying...I had to stop [...]

23 04, 2013

#12 Evangeline “No! That’s enough!” (5 years old)

By | 2018-01-23T08:59:29+00:00 April 23rd, 2013|Behavior Management Tips, Project Face in Water Participants|Comments Off on #12 Evangeline “No! That’s enough!” (5 years old)

I received an e-mail from a mom, telling me that her 5-year-old daughter hadn't had swim lessons in a long time, was scared of the water and would just sit on the first step of the pool. Swimming with Evangeline was reminiscent of trying to teach my niece to swim. Cute kid. Big smile. She seemed [...]