Drowning is among the leading causes of death in children, making it a significant but preventable public health problem. In the U.S., there are an estimated 3,960 fatal drownings yearly, averaging 11 deaths every day. It often happens quietly and takes only a few seconds. Teaching children how to be safe around water is essential.
If you have children, you’ll know that a one-size-fits-all approach to raising them isn’t going to work. Every child is different and has vastly different needs! What works wonderfully for one may cause the other to act up, become anxious, or simply shut down. However, there are some areas where a more general approach does work,