How to Raise Water-Smart, Water-Safe Kids

By Gordon Williams

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There is one very grim statistic that no parent should ignore: that nearly 400 children under 14 die from drowning in the U.S. each year. And five times that number require emergency treatment for non-fatal water-related injuries.

You can’t hope to keep kids away from water. Even if you live far away from lakes and ponds, your community or a neighbor is likely to have a pool. So how do you let your kids enjoy the water without becoming another statistic? Continue reading