Parent Education

31 08, 2017

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

By |2018-05-06T03:16:07+00:00August 31st, 2017|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 |2018-04-04T05:40:46+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Adult Learn-to-Swim, 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 [...]

1 08, 2017

When Mom Doesn’t Know How to Swim

By |2018-01-23T08:12:07+00:00August 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 [...]