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3 Essential Considerations When Choosing Your Child’s Swimwear

3 Essential Considerations When Choosing Your Child’s Swimwear

Picking the right swimwear for your little one can be difficult. There are a few important considerations when choosing their swimwear, and Tyoub is here to help make it that little bit easier. Remember these three important elements of choosing your child’s swimwear. 1. Comfort Swim sessions, no matter how fun, can make a tod grumpy if they’re wearing an ill-fitting swimsuit. Too-tight waistbands, crotches that ride up and give you a wedgie, and shoulder straps can cause rashes and unsightly red marks on kids’ sensitive skin. You might be drawn to cute designs and prints on a swimsuit, but...

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When Should My Child Start Swimming Lessons

When Should My Child Start Swimming Lessons

Some parents choose to delay the start of their little one’s swimming education, and think that their backyard pool will suffice in their aquatic development more than structured classes. Having a backyard pool should be even more incentive to get a child into a Learn To Swim program, as data shows the highest drowning rates are in urban swimming pools. It is known that unintentional drowning varies with age, and that children between the ages 0 – 4 are more likely to drown in pools, bathtubs/toilets/buckets and falling into open water (lake, river, pond). Research shows the drowning event was...

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Reasons to Continue Swimming Lessons During Cooler Months

Reasons to Continue Swimming Lessons During Cooler Months

An important part of raising children is teaching them about water safety and learning how to swim. However, as much as we all love jumping in the pool when the temperature heats up, we typically tend to avoid the water once winter rolls around. Here are several reasons to keep those swimming lessons in full-swing for your child, even when it's time to bring out the scarves and gloves again. Maintaining skills In order for children to learn to swim, they need to be able to practice and grow their skills appropriately. As with any sport, practice makes perfect. A...

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Crikey! We had a Ripper day at Australia Zoo!

Crikey! We had a Ripper day at Australia Zoo!

Crikey! A visit to the Sunshine Coast would not have been complete without a visit to Australia Zoo. There isn’t a person that I know who doesn’t know the famous Irwin family, established by the legendary Steve and his wonderful work continued by his wife Terri, son Robert and beautiful daughter Bindi (the dress Bindi wore in Dancing with the Stars is on display, it’s stunning!) You can tell that I am a huge fan of this iconic Aussie family! The incredible crocodiles are the main attraction. We were treated to an amazing display of their strength and snapping action...

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