Summer Fun Tip: Keep Your Kids Safe in the Water

It can no longer be denied that summer is upon us.  In this part of the world, the sun is blazing hot.  If you move your muscle even just an inch, you’ll feel sweat dripping down your forehead.

Pools and beaches are undeniably teeming with both adults and kids who cannot stand the intense heat.  In the midst of all the fun though, you shouldn’t forget to exercise caution when your kids frolic in the sun.  If you can’t restrain yourself from toting your laptop, going on during your family vacation, you may not be able to keep a close eye on your little ones.  Here’s what you can and should do in order to keep your kids safe while in the water:

Teach them to swim.  It would be wise to enroll your kids in swimming lessons, so they’ll be comfortable in the water and learn the basics of water survival.  This, however, doesn’t mean that you can nonchalantly chat with the handsome lifeguard as your tot treads in the water.  Adult supervision is still in order.

Don’t let them chew gum.  While in the water, they could possibly choke on that gum.

Have the kids swim at chest level.  Don’t let them go deeper than that.

When at the beach, have the kids swim across the current, not against it.  This will help them get safely back to shore.

With these safety precautions, your kids- and you, of course- are sure to have a fun time in the water.



  1. When I was a child, I really enjoyed swimming at the beach. So I know how it feels being deprived of such fun. But of course,safety should always come first so parents should know these tips to be able to let their children enjoy the heat of the sun at the beach. 🙂

  2. Sherry says

    My son never go swimming pool because dear parents not allow

  3. It’s best to have an adult be with them in the pool.

  4. i am scare of water

  5. @LOURDES I don’t know how to win

  6. @Arena why you scare

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