Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water

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. [...]

28 08, 2017

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

By |2018-10-26T17:46:37+00:00August 28th, 2017|10 Core Swimming Skills, 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 [...]

23 08, 2017

The Water is Your Friend (Swimming and Water Safety Skills #4 & #5)

By |2018-10-26T17:47:07+00:00August 23rd, 2017|10 Core Swimming Skills, Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water|0 Comments

Originally written for BonBonBreak in May, 2016. There are 10 basic swimming and water safety skills that everyone should know. They are introduced in my children’s book, Life with Lou. So far, I’ve shared three skills… Skill #1: Getting your face wet Skill #2: Blowing bubbles Skill #3: Front float As we move on, please remember to [...]