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Water Safety for Kids: Essential Talk


Written By: Felecia Causey

Water danger is a topic that is frequently not talked about. It's an overlooked yet imperative conversation to have with kids at a young age. It's crucial to have this talk with children while they are small because they are naturally curious and often drawn to water. By teaching kids about the dangers of water. Promoting water safety can ensure your child develops a healthy respect for water.

We recently had a soccer tournament near the beach, so my son's team had a day at the beach. The day was beautiful with blue skies, but the wind was quite high,
and the waves were huge. Many of the boys on the team probably had their first time there. One of the boys on the team almost drowned while swimming in the ocean. I am sure seeing this made the team both afraid and sad, as they witnessed how dangerous the water can be.

As a mother, I regret not allowing my children to complete their swimming lessons when they were younger. I constantly find myself reminding them how important it is to be cautious around it. I hate that I wasn't able to break that generational curse of not having them learn how to swim. I constantly remind them not to allow others to lead them into dangerous situations involving water. 

As I reflect on the recent incident, I am sure that the boys learned a valuable lesson and will have more respect for the water. With summer here, parents take advantage of this opportunity by ensuring not only young children but also teenagers receive proper swim lessons to ensure they know how to stay safe while having fun in the water.

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