Learn to swim

28 08, 2017

Drowning is Preventable (Swimming and Water Safety Skills #6 & #7)

By | 2018-05-06T03:21:37+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Learn to swim, Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water|0 Comments

“Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for children ages 1-4." - CDC Unintentional death. Accidental. Preventable. In most instances, drowning is preventable. I love what I do because I make people’s lives better. I help prevent drowning. For the 'Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water' Mini-Course, I’ve been discussing 10 basic swimming and water safety [...]

10 08, 2017

Helping Your Child Feel Comfortable in Water (Swimming & Water Safety Skill #3)

By | 2018-01-23T08:10:03+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Learn to swim, Swim Tips, Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water, Tips for Success|0 Comments

Originally written for BonBonBreak in May, 2016. In my last post, EVERYONE LOVES BUBBLES, I introduced the two most important skills for learning to swim. Let’s review… Swimming & Water Safety Skill #1: Get your face wet If your child cannot do this, he will never be truly comfortable in the water. There will always be some [...]

8 08, 2017

Everyone Loves Bubbles (Swimming & Water Safety Skills #1 & #2)

By | 2018-01-23T08:10:38+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Learn to swim, Swim Tips, Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water, Tips for Success|0 Comments

Originally written for BonBonBreak in May, 2016. I remember the first time I ever saw the horror. The mom-to-be sat in the center opening gifts and we watched and “Oooooooohed” and “Aaaaaaaahed” as she unwrapped all of the cuteness. She held a large rubber ducky bag in her lap and pulled out a pair of mermaid [...]