How to Teach Baby to Swim: Back Floating

In my last post (on kicking), I talked about how to build on baby’s natural knack for certain motions that connect to swimming. Today, I’m talking about back floating, which is another basic swim skill to teach in the bath within your baby’s first year of life (or as soon as possible.) To teach yourContinue reading “How to Teach Baby to Swim: Back Floating”

How to Teach Your Baby to Swim: Kicking

When I decided to raise my baby to love the water without formal swim lessons, I wanted to see what I could teach her to do at home in the bath using what I know as a swim instructor. The good news is that it’s going well, and I’m excited to share with other parentsContinue reading “How to Teach Your Baby to Swim: Kicking”