Sink or Swim {Water Safety Book Review}

(This post is sponsored by Joy Symons. I was provided with an electronic copy of the book for the purpose of this review).  I am a passionate advocate of water safety, as you may have noticed from my Water Babies series. Since becoming a mum, my safety alarm bells have […]

Wonderwoman Children Family First Aid {Review}

  Growing up with a paramedic for a dad was a pretty interesting upbringing. I’m sure everyone say that about their parents professions, but there was something unique about daddy being an Ambulance Officer (in those days anyway). For example, we had a “resuci-annie” living in our garage (the first […]

Baby Flotation Devices {Water Babies + Review}

I started the Water Babies mini-series as a way of promoting water safety with mums and their kids. After the increase in child drownings in NSW in the last few months (Which I wrote about HERE), I felt the need to get more information out into the community. I’ve partnered […]

Child Drowning + Water Safety {Water Babies}

   This Safety Series we are taking the time out to discuss the tragedy behind some recent reports of children drowning in Australia but also an incident where a child had drowned on a family holiday overseas. It’s a horrible thought for any parent that you could loose your child […]

Safe Around Water {Water Babies Series}

(This post is a Guest Post by AUSTSWIM.) Australia’s an island; we’re surrounded by water. Add in our rivers, creeks, dams and swimming pools and it’s clear that every parent and every child needs to learn vital personal water safety, survival techniques and how to swim – preferably with a […]

Water Babies: Confidence for ‘My Water Bubs’

      (This post is part of the “Water Babies” Mini-Blog Series). After my first couple of posts about the importance of water safety, we’re probably all at the stage of – Okay, I get it, keep your kids safe around water (you’d be surprised how little common sense can be […]

Water Babies: Keeping our bubs safe in the water

Last week I wrote a post on the recent child drownings in New South Waleschild drownings in New South Wales, and our need as parents to remain vigilant in promoting water safety with our families. I got such a great response that I wanted to explore this a bit further […]