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2 01, 2018

Uganda Be Kidding Me: African Water Safety Outreach Part I

By | 2018-01-18T08:19:05+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Adult Learn-to-Swim, latest, Learn to swim, Outreach|2 Comments

Uganda Be Kidding Me: Part 1   Many people have asked about the whole story from my volunteer water safety outreach trip to Uganda. I haven't shared it because I don't want to take away from the beautiful people and overall awesome experience I had. I don't want to deter anyone from volunteering in Africa. [...]

1 08, 2017

When Mom Doesn’t Know How to Swim

By | 2018-01-23T08:12:07+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Adult Learn-to-Swim, Parent Education, Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water|0 Comments

Originally written for BonBonBreak in May, 2016. While recently shopping for a baby shower gift, I met a woman who was pregnant with her first child. I could tell she was gonna be a helicopter mom just by looking at her. I guess since we made eye contact, she felt like I was the perfect person [...]

1 03, 2014

#40 Janet “Serendipity!” (53 years young)/

By | 2018-01-23T08:16:40+00:00 March 1st, 2014|Anxiety, Breakthrough Moments, Letting go of the Past, Project Face in Water Participants, Self Compassion|Comments Off on #40 Janet “Serendipity!” (53 years young)/

I've been procrastinating about writing this final project participant blog. I mean... once I hit Submit, it's over. Project: Face in Water will officially end and I haven't been ready for that. But I am now. In December 2012, I resigned from a swim school that I had been at intermittently for 17 years. It [...]