Tips for Success

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, [...]

31 08, 2017

Is Your Pool Safe? (Swimming and Water Safety Skill #8)

By |2019-04-09T03:51:01+00:00August 31st, 2017|10 Core Swimming Skills, 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 |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|2 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 [...]