Jan 7

I know what you’re thinking: it’s too cold for a bathing suit right now, but this time of year, many people choose to take a vacation to somewhere warm to escape the cold weather. If you’re pregnant and are planning such a trip, here are some great maternity bathing suits you can buy right now. (Because, let’s face it, you won’t find any in the stores right now.)

Jul 4

Summer means hitting the beach or swimming pool and hopefully, teaching your children to love the water.  But water can be just as dangerous as it can be fun, especially for little ones and even when parents are around.  With this in mind, Monica Malpass of ABC Action News in Philadelphia has put together some ideas that will help your children stay safe and learn to love the water.

Jul 4

As we’ve mentioned, it’s hot outside, which means people are flocking to the pools, lakes and oceans to cool off and go for a swim.  If your child isn’t able to swim, however, the water can be a very dangerous place.  No matter how old your child is, it’s never too soon to start teaching them how to swim and appreciate the water.  Not sure how?  Here are 10 easy ways to teach your kids how to swim.

Jul 3

It’s hot outside, which means millions of people will be flocking to the swimming pool over the next few weeks.  If your family is going swimming, it’s important to remember some of these safety rules, no matter how simple or obvious they may seem.  Every year, thousands of children and young people in the United States die from drowning – usually from an accident that could have been prevented with a little common sense.

Jun 21

It’s hot outside, and with temperatures reaching well into the 90′s across the country, families are looking for ways to cool off.  If you have a home and a child, chances are you’ve purchased a small, portable pool from your local store.  They’re small, shallow, and seemingly harmless, but sadly, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics shows that a child dies in one of these pools every five days during the summer.  Keep reading to find out how to avoid this dangerous, deadly situation.