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When School is Out, Camp Is In

Choosing a Summer Camp Summer camps are a great way for children to learn new activities and social skills while fostering independence. There are no shortages of camps for children to attend over the summer months and it can often be daunting to choose a camp that is well suited for both the child and […]

Delayed Drowning

School is rapidly approaching, which means the summer is winding down. But there’s no better way to spend these last few weeks of this hot, summer weather than at the pool or lake with your family and friends! Awareness of the risk for drowning and teaching your child to swim are keys to enjoying your […]

Swimming Pool Safety

Swimming Pool Safety What is the best way to keep my child safe around swimming pools? An adult should actively watch children at all times while they are in a pool. For infants and toddlers, an adult should be in the water and within arm’s reach, providing “touch supervision.”  For older children, an adult should […]

How to Beat Summer Boredom

How to Beat Summer Boredom Summer break is quickly approaching for the school aged child.  Perhaps you find yourself dreading coming up with ideas to keep your child or children busy during the summer hours.  Although it is impossible to keep a child entertained at all times, here are some ideas to avoid summer boredom […]