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

At What Age Are They “Old Enough” to Swim Unsupervised?

At What Age Are They “Old Enough” to Swim Unsupervised?

Last updated on November 3rd, 2018 at 05:00 pmEditor’s Note: In honor of Pediatric Safety’s 4 year bloggiversary, we are publishing 4 of our  favorite posts from the past, one each Friday for four consecutive weeks. This – our 4th and final post – was originally published in April 2011 by Rebecca Wear Robinson, a member of our PedSafe Expert Team. Rebecca has dedicated her life to... 

Best Water Safety Products: Because Kids Don’t Naturally Float

Best Water Safety Products: Because Kids Don’t Naturally Float

Last updated on July 24th, 2013 at 10:55 amNo one has eyes in the back of their head, but when it comes to water and young children an extra set of eyes would sure help keep children safer. Today I’m talking about some water safety products that can act like an extra pair of eyes. If you have a pool and also have young children, non-swimmers, or a special needs child, think about investing in a wrist... 

Water Workouts: Fun for Kids, Great (& Easy) Exercise for Parents

Water Workouts: Fun for Kids, Great (& Easy) Exercise for Parents

Last updated on March 2nd, 2018 at 04:16 pmI am not one of those moms. Not the one who has an endless repertoire of educational and enjoyable crafts activities. Not the one who is genuinely excited about the endless games of trains or Candyland. Not the one who invites 10 5-year olds over to make designer cupcakes from scratch, with matching hand-cut doilies, after the personalized pedicures. And I... 

The Magic of Bathing

The Magic of Bathing

Last updated on September 13th, 2015 at 01:51 amOne of the loveliest videos I have ever seen is of baby Sonia receiving her first bath. I get teary just watching it as I remember the first baths I gave my beloved babies. Just as with baby Sonia, they were so relaxed, so calm, so utterly at peace. It made perfect sense to me then, and now. After all, a baby has spent 9 months floating in liquid in a... 

Chase Away Your Little One’s Winter Blues

Chase Away Your Little One’s Winter Blues

Last updated on January 14th, 2013 at 12:58 pmMaybe you’re one of the lucky parents who is having a snowy winter and your children are worn out from sledding, ice skating and snow ball fights. Or maybe you’re like me and it’s too cold to play outside but no snow in sight. Or maybe you have babies or very young children who are still at the point where the time spent outside before they are freezing... 

I’m A Mom And I’m Pissed Off…(About Child Safety)

I’m A Mom And I’m Pissed Off…(About Child Safety)

Last updated on December 20th, 2012 at 08:55 pmI’m a mom and I’m pissed off. Not a bit concerned. Not even angry. I’m pissed off as in, ‘I have a flame thrower and I’m not afraid to use it’ pissed off. Why? Because child safety is about as big a mom issue as you can get, and yet children keep drowning and no one is talking about it. We all know ‘stop, drop and roll’, but did you know...