Don Walsh is an extraordinary man by anyone’s definition. Mentor to Navy SEAL candidates, 3-tour Vietnam War Veteran, coach for minority women’s triathalon teams, guitarist, water safety author, husband, and father. He’s been a serious open water swimming competitor for three decades, including circling Key West (12.5 miles), Manhattan (28.5 miles)…Continue
Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on April 26, 2011 at 10:02pm — No Comments
Every week I see the same little boy, around 4, wailing through his swim lesson. Always the same routine - he enters the pool area and starts crying. He cries for 30 minutes straight, quite pathetically, and stops as soon as the towel is wrapped around him and he’s walking calmly into the locker room.
When my son was about one we were on one of those turbulent flights where you suspect even the pilot is white-knuckling it. I made one of my better parenting decisions at that moment. I looked at him and said ‘this is the fun part, where the plane goes bumpity-bump!’ And, here’s the important thing, I looked like I was enjoying myself! I did not…Continue
Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on April 13, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments
There are so many great water safety programs out there. Won’t you take a moment to share yours?
Here is a brief, confidential survey. It only takes a few minutes to complete and you’ll receive a complimentary copy of the results later this…Continue