Fly!

Here we are; the start of a new year and I’m feeling pumped and ready to go! I’ve decided it’s time to put a bit more focus on my blog and put myself out there a bit more. In order to do that, I’ve been planning, setting goals and trying to write more often. It … More Fly!

Doing swimmingly

I once joked that I think I pay the salary of some of the swim teachers at the pool, because of how many times my kids have repeated certain levels. And while it hurts to do these levels multiple times, I still firmly believe that all that money is worth it. Swimming is a life … More Doing swimmingly

Life skills

Earlier this summer, I scoured the web, and community centre book for activities that the Little Bird could do since we decided to take them out of swimming lessons for a break. I was looking for something that would keep their attention, something fun but that wasn’t just a summer camp. I don’t need a … More Life skills

Getting a ticket

I am so proud of my Little Bird. She has come a long, long way in swimming lessons. As I wrote earlier this year, this was her fifth go at Preschool 3. We had changed community centres, in the hopes that a new teacher would inspire her to do something different. She even had a male … More Getting a ticket

Learning to stay afloat

I never took swimming lessons as a child. My father threw me in the pool at age 7, while on a trip to Florida and taught me how to tread water, float and dive in. By the end of that trip, I was comfortably jumping in the water and swimming in the deep end. And … More Learning to stay afloat