Natalie Livingston has been in the aquatics industry for decades, training lifeguards and investigating aquatic accidents and drowning deaths. She is passionate about preventing the kinds of accidents she investigates, and that is why a Facebook post she wrote is now going viral. 

Here is a list of 10 things she does to keep her own kids safe in the water.

  • Give safety briefings
  • Depths of water vs. height
  • How to get away
  • Distraction reminders
  • Designate breaks
  • Limited trust
  • Life jackets are cool
  • Educate
  • Hey, watch this…
  • See something, say something

My favorite is the section is Life jackets are cool, I think there is a stigma that life jackets are only for those that can’t swim.

Read her full post here.

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