Parent Education

9 02, 2018

It’s all Fun and Games Until Somebody Gets Hurt (Swimming and Water Safety Skills #9 & #10)

By |2018-10-26T17:45:17+00:00February 9th, 2018|10 Core Swimming Skills, Learn to swim, Parent Education, Swim Tips, Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water, Tips for Success, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It's All Fun and Games Until Somebody Gets Hurt I had the mother of a five year old call me after a swim lesson. She didn’t actually see the lesson, but heard from her daughter that I “was mean and made her do hard things she didn’t want to do in the pool.” Well, yes. [...]

31 08, 2017

Is Your Pool Safe? (Swimming and Water Safety Skill #8)

By |2018-10-26T17:45:52+00:00August 31st, 2017|10 Core Swimming Skills, Learn to swim, Parent Education, Tips for Success|0 Comments

Safe Swimming Is your pool safe? Could it be SAFER? Kids are buckled up from birth- they can’t even leave the hospital without a car seat. We read books and blogs and research the latest products and practices designed to protect children and keep them safe. There are so many things to think about, worry [...]

2 08, 2017

Role Model or Control Freak?

By |2018-11-17T08:55:08+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Adult Learn-to-Swim, Community Article, Parent Education, Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water|0 Comments

Originally written for BonBonBreak in May, 2016. They were there to learn how to swim. “Are you nervous or do you have pain?” The young mom over-enunciated the words with a look of grave concern as she spoke to Emily, her two-year-old daughter. She repeated it over and over. “Are you N-E-R-V-O-U-S or do you have [...]