Swim Tips

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. [...]

10 08, 2017

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

By |2018-11-17T08:56:26+00:00August 10th, 2017|10 Core Swimming Skills, 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 |2018-11-17T08:55:49+00:00August 8th, 2017|10 Core Swimming Skills, 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 [...]