We finally made it to the beach, and we had a great time, guys. I had been planning to take the kids all summer but with my schedule, it just kept getting pushed back. Some of the best advice I was ever given as a single parent is to stop and make time for your kids. If you do not, you are teaching them that everything else is more important than they are. Work will always be here. Responsibilities will always be here. But your children will grow up fast. I am glad we were able to make it before the summer ended.
Here’s how I prepared for our day at the beach: prep, prep and more prep. Read More “Beach Bumming. The Top Foods to Pack for the Beach”
Two more weeks to Labor Day weekend which is also known to most as the official end of summer. I’m sure many people will be heading to the beach, the pool or going on vacation before the swim season ends.
After decades of not knowing how to swim, I recently started swim lessons for myself and I enrolled my daughter, 8 years old. I asked myself, What if I was with my girls at the pool and something happened and there was no lifeguard or no one around to help? Would I be able to help my children, or would I have to sit back helpless? Would I even know the signs to look for of someone drowning?
So, I researched as much as I could regarding water safety and basic water techniques, and I want to remind my moms and dads to practice water safety as the summer winds down. Read More “WATER SAFETY TIPS FOR PARENTS”