Moving in the water and learning to swim have great benefits for your infant or toddler. Here’s some tips and tricks to get your little one splashing around in no time.
From babies to adults, beginners to athletes, PRO Club Aquatics has been introducing people to the joy of water, one swimmer at a time.
When looking at the characteristics of happy marriages, long-term studies of couples indicate that happy couples share a few key characteristics. These couples weren’t doing anything out of the ordinary. However, they did regularly participate in behaviors that gave their relationship a strong foundation from which they could meet life’s challenges.
PRO Aquatics believes all children should learn how to swim, and those on the autism spectrum are no exception. Children are naturally inquisitive and drawn to water, so it’s of utmost importance that they know what to do if they intentionally or accidentally enter the water.
Using food as a reward is solidly part of our cultural climate, in which achievements and social events are marked by eating. Many of the foods we use as rewards have little or no nutritional value, but are quick and easy, cheap, and can help reinforce short-term behavior change.
Summer is in full swing which means many families will be spending time around the pool, beach, rivers, and lakes to cool off from the heat and entertain the days away from school.
Research finds that going through tough times as a kid can have a developmental impact on the brain. In the studies (referenced below), the adult brains of people who were raised in a stressful environment before the age of six were smaller than the brains of adults who had a less stressful childhood. This result was also impacted by the child’s ability to cope with the stress. Often if the child had no means of releasing stress they would internalize the stresses experienced years earlier – ruminating and bottling up emotions.
Raising healthy children sounds pretty simple: good nutrition and physical activity every day. In our busy society, it is harder than ever. Even health-conscious parents have to compete against any number of unhealthy temptations. Below are tips to help you raise safe and healthy kids: 1. Plan a Healthy Pregnancy We know itcan be hard […]
Let’s face it – not all families fit into the old stereotype of the problem-free, two-kids-and-a-dog suburban dream. For those of us who live in the real world, far away from the “Leave it to Beaver” era, family life can look anything but idyllic. Marriage is hard work, children quarrel, and life essentially consists of constant changes that require adjustment and resilience.
Ask Brittany: Although I’m looking forward to the sunny weather, summer always seems to bring on additional stress with the change in my family’s schedules. Do you have any tips?