ISR versus Traditional Swim Lessons: Why we Prefer the Gentle Approach

As a parent, it’s hard not to feel sick to my stomach every time I see another headline about a child drowning. From Levi’s story last summer to Granger Smith’s story this summer, it seems there is always a tragic, high profile case that demonstrates how quickly a child can drown. In fact, drowning is […]

Sun Safety Tips

Two years ago, my dad scared us all with a Melanoma diagnosis. He went through treatment, and he is healthy, but it was a wake up call about the importance of doing anything and everything possible to protect my family from dangerous UV rays. According to the CDC, more than 5 million people are diagnosed […]

Get in the Pool: Swimming isn’t just for Kids!

Let’s face it: swimming is a LOT less intimidating when you’re a kid. As an adult, I’ve had to swallow my insecurities and force myself to squeeze into my swimsuit and head to the pool. This is the first year my family purchased a pool membership, which means we head to the pool daily. In […]