Sometimes we have to do hard things

“Sometimes we have to do hard things.”

One of our mommas gently reminds her child of this during each lesson.

I know these survival swim lessons are not easy for parents to watch, and some of our students start out not liking the process, but these lessons are crucial. They could save a life.

According to the CDC, formal swim lessons can reduce the risk of drowning by 88%.

Yes, they may cry. They may call out for you. They may cough or sputter, but all of this means they are breathing. They are alive, and they are learning how to rescue themselves.

These lessons can be uncomfortable to watch, but the alternative could be far worse.

Sometimes we have to do hard things.


LINK: What exactly *is* survival swim?


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