How changing lanes helped with swimming lessons.

Have you ever done the early morning registration for swimming? You wake up at the crack of dawn, start up your laptop and log into the swimming website. You find the codes for the classes you hope to enroll in and then have your credit card ready for the moment it hits the start time. … More How changing lanes helped with swimming lessons.

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

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