When I got to the ‘who should…Continue
Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on June 29, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Pretty harsh, but it’s true. If your child is dead they don’t need food, water, health care, clothing or education.
This harsh truth finally upended a mental roadblock that has bothered me for several years. How to justify teaching children to swim if they are struggling for even the basics? Isn’t swimming…Continue
I’m all about innovation. Not just for the sake of creating new things, but when innovation turns conventional wisdom on it’s head with better results. Jabari fits into that category - I’m challenging ideas on when and how we involve children to keep them safe. Jabari’s mantra to parents is:
Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on June 16, 2011 at 1:59pm — No Comments
Vaccines save lives. Vaccines prevent diseases, they don’t cure them.
The concept is simple, introduce a small amount of the disease you are trying to prevent into the body and allow the body to develop natural immunities. Teach the body what to do when they encounter the disease so that they never develop…Continue
Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on June 8, 2011 at 10:54am — No Comments
Yes, you heard me correctly, water safety is not learning to swim, or at least not ‘just’ swimming lessons. Time and again when I say that we need to teach water safety to young children I see heads nodding in agreement, “Yes! All kids need swimming lessons!” True, swimming lessons are an absolutely crucial element for keeping kids safe in the water…Continue