Tips for Success

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 [...]

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 [...]

8 08, 2017

Everyone Loves Bubbles (Swimming & Water Safety Skills #1 & #2)

By |2018-01-23T08:10:38+00:00August 8th, 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. 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 [...]