Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water

28 08, 2017

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

By |2018-05-06T03:21:37+00:00August 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 [...]

23 08, 2017

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

By |2018-01-22T08:21:51+00:00August 23rd, 2017|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 [...]

10 08, 2017

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

By |2018-01-23T08:10:03+00:00August 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 [...]