Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water

22 05, 2019

DIY Teach Your Child How to Swim Skill #2: Blow Bubbles

By |2019-05-22T19:26:14+00:00May 22nd, 2019|10 Core Swimming Skills, Learn to swim, Learning to Breathe, Parent Education, Swim Tips, Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water|2 Comments

DIY Teach Your Child How to Swim Skill #2: Blow Bubbles Goal: Inhale the air and exhale into the water. Remember to continue practicing Skill #1: Get Your Face Wet every time you give your child a bath or are in the pool with him. Learning how to swim is a lifelong process. You are [...]

6 05, 2019

5 Tips for Mindful Parenting at the Pool

By |2019-05-21T22:48:51+00:00May 6th, 2019|Featured Swimming Tip, latest, Learn to swim, Parent Education, Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Drowning is the #1 CAUSE of accidental death in children ages 1-4. Accidental. Preventable. It is essential to practice mindful parenting in and around any water. When I see unsafe behavior around the pool or any body of water, I want to share this statistic with parents and educate them because what they don’t know- [...]

9 02, 2018

It’s all Fun and Games Until Somebody Gets Hurt (Swimming and Water Safety Skills #9 & #10)

By |2019-04-09T03:45:43+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, [...]