About Rebecca Wear Robinson

Global water safety for children is my passion and I can't wait to get up every day to work at it! I blog about water safety regularly at http://www.RebeccaWearRobinson.com, or you can follow me on Twitter at RebeccaSaveKids. Rebecca is a former member of the PedSafe Expert team

Website: http://www.RebeccaWearRobinson.com

Articles by Rebecca

6 Layers of Protection That Keep Your Child Safe Around Water

6 Layers of Protection That Keep Your Child Safe Around Water

How many layers of protection does the child in this photo have? Coat to prevent against the elements? Check. Securely buckled into an approved car seat? Check. Extra blanket for warmth? Check. A car that has passed stringent safety tests? Check. But the most important layer is the one you can’t see – he is constantly being taught to always buckle up when he is going in a car – by your... 

Summer Checklist – Ready, Set, Swim!

Summer Checklist – Ready, Set, Swim!

Last updated on June 12th, 2021 at 01:02 pmSummer’s almost here!!! The weather is trending towards hot and sunny, the pools and beaches are beginning to open for the season, pandemic restrictions are FINALLY starting to lift and you are thinking it might just be safe to wash the snow pants. So, what do you need to be ready for summer? Swimsuits and goggles – check to make sure last year’s... 

Who is The REAL Lifeguard at Your Kid’s Pool This Summer??

Who is The REAL Lifeguard at Your Kid’s Pool This Summer??

Last updated on September 2nd, 2019 at 07:47 pmI was doing the usual mom chit-chat at Scouts while my son worked towards his water safety badge and fielded the inevitable question from the Scout leader, ‘what do you do?’. My answer, “I’m a global activist working to end child drowning. One child drowns every minute.” And then came the typical response, “Wow, I didn’t know it was such... 

Last Words on Kids and Water Safety…

Last Words on Kids and Water Safety…

Last updated on March 2nd, 2018 at 12:53 pmIt is with sadness that I am ending my time as the water safety expert on Pediatric Safety. I am working on a project to bring global awareness to the issue of water safety and have decided that I need to focus 100% of my time to that effort. Over the last four years I’ve shared information designed specifically to keep your child safer. Today I’d... 

Summer + Kids = Swimming Lessons + Fun

Summer + Kids = Swimming Lessons + Fun

Last updated on May 8th, 2015 at 09:21 amSummer is fast approaching. End of school concerts and events. The trees and flowers are blooming. Remember how you looked forward to that long summer break? No school! Twelve long weeks of sunshine and fun! And then I became a mother. Suddenly 12 long weeks of summer became more of a challenge. The first couple of weeks are always great, everyone... 

Holding Your Breath Underwater: What Parents Should Know…

Holding Your Breath Underwater: What Parents Should Know…

Last updated on April 1st, 2015 at 10:29 amRemember contests to see who could stare the longest without blinking or who could hold their breath the longest? Such contests are the stuff of most of our childhoods. Seemingly harmless displays of prowess. Life is never as simple as those carefree childhood contests. When a child is learning to swim, they need to be able to hold their breath for a...