Should My Child Swim Alone?

How much do you enjoy going to the pool as a family? I often wish I could stay home and watch a show instead of overseeing my children at the neighborhood pool, but kids want t swim and off to the pool I go. I recently found out that my daughter can go to the pool on her own when she turns ten.  She is excited, but I am a bit concerned—is she REALLY ok being in the water without me watching her every move? Kristie, the general manager of…

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Goldfish Swim School in Fort Washington #RealMomBigGIVE

Many MANY many MANY MANY years ago I was a lifeguard.  Why yes.  I was in charge of hundreds of people for over seven years of my younger me life.  I was in charge of their LIFE.  Their SAFETY.  Their ability to SURVIVE in water. Sounds kind of insane when you think about it, doesn’t it?  I was actually the Head Lifeguard in college and taught water aerobics for all those years with elderly.  So needless to say, even though I was never on a swim team, I was one…

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