Beach Trip & Girls Swimming Progress + End of Summer Giveaway

Beach Trip & Girls Swimming Progress + End of Summer Giveaway

The girls have had a summer full of water. We took them both swimming for the first time. My oldest is now 2, and for her first year of life we really didn’t do much swimming or even take her near the water. I was pregnant with her sister since my oldest was only 5 months. So I spent most of that time resting, trying to save my energy for a toddler learning to walk. But this summer….this summer was different. We took the girls everywhere, and swimming was at the top of our list.

If you haven’t been keeping up to date with their swimming progress, you can check out my last few posts here and here. They have come along way. My toddler is a little fish now, she loves the water and can’t get enough of it. We used her Swimways floats and toys as a way to encourage her to get in the water, then like the water and be comfortable in it. It didn’t take much!

We took them to the beach a couple of weekends ago for the very first time. My toddler wanted to be in the water any minute she could, and the baby was loving it too. She is going to be just like her sister. Our next step is to get them into swimming lessons. Here are a few photos from our beach trip.

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Summer isn’t over yet, and I have an awesome giveaway for you today! We have LOVED our Swimways products this summer. I really feel that they have helped our girls not only feel comfortable in the water, but have fun too. Swimways sent us their Spring Float last week and we loved it just as much as the other products we got to try out this summer. It’s so easy to use and so comfortable. Can you just imagine yourself lounging around in the water with this?


Here is some information taken from the Swimways website:

    • Soft, soothing mesh hammock bed with oversized inflatable pillow.
    • Patented inner spring adds stability in the water.
    • Fabric-covered inflation for comfort and added durability.
    • Folds flat for storage and convenient portability in the included carry tote.
    • Outer ring and pillow inflates/deflates easily with Jet Valve Technology – no air pump required!
    • Weight capacity: For adults up to 250 lbs (113 kg).

And check out this YouTube video about it here:


Now’s your chance to win your own Spring Float from Swimways!! Enter using the form below and good luck!!

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Giveaway is open to U.S. Residents only. Giveaway is sponsored and fulfilled by Swimways. Winner is selected at random and will be contacted via email. Ends 8/12.

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  • Reply
    Linda Meyers-Gabbard
    July 31, 2014 at 6:49 pm

    I would love to win this awesome giveaway because we just had a pool put in snd it looks do comfy too

  • Reply
    Rebecca Parsons
    August 3, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    This would be great to take and relax in the pool.

  • Reply
    ellen casper
    August 8, 2014 at 8:49 am

    I would love to win one of these because it’s compact enough to fit in the storage bin on our jetski

  • Reply
    Kim Kihega
    August 11, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    I would love to win this for my kids! We basically live in the pool during the summer!

  • Reply
    alena svetelska
    August 12, 2014 at 9:11 pm

    I would love to win this for myself so i can lay down in water and relax in pool.

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