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 […]

Fourth of July Water Safety Tips

Celebrating the Fourth of July is always so much fun with kids, and there are tons of options for family-friendly fun here in the Madison area. From seeing fireworks, hosting BBQs, heading out on one of our lovely local lakes, hitting the pool or just relaxing at home, there are so many ways to make […]

Parenting Tips: Five Ways for Kids (and parents) to Stay Entertained During Swim Lessons

For those of us with swimmers and non-swimmers in our brood, keeping the non-swimmers happy during swim lessons is no easy task. So before they drive you batty during that time or any time they aren’t involved and may have to wait, read up on a few tips from Betsy Stern of the Madison Moms blog that will help keep them busy!

The importance of Fun: Helping your Child Enjoy the Water

Betsy Stern from Madison Moms Blog shows us how to help our kids develop a love for water and enjoy their swim lessons in the process!