Monthly Archives: August 2017

10 08, 2017

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

By |2019-04-09T03:53:01+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 |2019-04-09T03:57:27+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 [...]

2 08, 2017

Role Model or Control Freak?

By |2019-05-16T11:51:39+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Adult Learn-to-Swim, Community Article, 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 [...]