5 Tips to Get Your Child to Wear a Life Jacket

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While most adults understand the importance of a good life jacket and how wearing one can literally safe your life, young children don’t quite see it the same way. All they want to do is go out and have fun in the water whether it be in the backyard pool or the beach. If on … Read more

Kids Life Jacket vs Puddle Jumper vs Swim Vest

It’s summer, and that means many sunny afternoons spent in the water. Whether you’re boating on the lake or just frolicking in a backyard pool, it’s important to equip kids with the appropriate flotation devices. But which type do you choose? With all the different names of flotation devices and swim aids, it can get … Read more

Top 5 Excuses for Not Wearing a Life Jacket

So you’re out on a warm summer day planning on heading to the beach, river, or lake. Because the only thing on your mind right now is the fun that you’ll have, wearing a life jacket is most likely not on your mind. Accidental drownings happen all the time, and the best insurance when out on … Read more

How to Teach a Dog to Swim

While some dogs such as labrador retrievers and most spaniels are natural born swimmers, others aren’t exactly comfortable in the water right away. Fortunately, most dogs can be taught to swim. Teaching your dog how to swim is a fun and rewarding experience. Not only will they be able to participate in your water related activities, … Read more

4 Boating Safety Tips for Kids

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Being outdoors promotes a healthy lifestyle. Family outings should be a regular part of the schedule. Your family can have such a busy schedule with work, school, after-school activities, community events and various other commitments that you often forget. Spending family time together should be a priority and boating can be a fun family outdoor … Read more