The observation room at swimming lessons

I enrolled my five year old daughter in swimming lessons this summer.  I figured it would help her to burn off some energy and to introduce her to the water.  The swimming facility is an indoor pool and it is very nice.  The class size ranges from 4-6 kids.  In my daughter's class, there is one other little girl and two little boys. ...more

8 Tips on Teaching Your Child to Swim (from a certified swim instructor)

  Yes, yes, there are actually 8 tips here.I added one after I made this pinterest bait....more

Not sure swimming lessons was such a great idea after all.

I had a genius idea a few weeks ago that I wanted to take Bug to swimming lessons.  I know Mol was a fish growing up and she started with baby swim lessons so I figured her babe should have that too. After calling around a bit I found a place in Apple Valley that happens to have “dolphin pups” classes on Wednesdays at 11am so – yesterday – I signed us up. ...more

Starfish Swim School and the Five Points of Panic

The boys are learning to swim. They’ve been water babies since their first dunking in the NICU tub the size of a legal pad of paper. Destroy has recently taken to attempting the breaststroke in the bathtub (when not soaking everything and everyone in his hurricane path). Legend has it, Search turned down popsicles in Summer School in favor of water play.So naturally, being mother of the year, Safety First!Our budding little Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte got signed up for swim lessons....more