Tag: pools

Lots of Rain = Lots of Mosquitoes. Here’s How to Fight Back

With all the rain we’ve been having this summer, you can be sure the mosquitoes are out in full force. Torrential downpours have left standing water anywhere it can pool: in puddles, in discarded tires, in tree stumps, in the folds of tarps, even in toys left outside. They all make perfect breeding grounds for…

It’s Swimming Season — Make Water Safety a Priority

You may have seen the news reports about the drowning death of 19-month old Emeline Miller, daughter of former winter Olympian Bode Miller. The toddler was playing with other children in a room during a party when she got outside through a back door. By the time anyone realized she was gone, it was too…

It’s almost swimming season: Make water safety a priority

May is National Water Safety Month, and it’s already starting out hot. That means swimming season will likely begin early this year. It’s never too soon to get a jump on water safety, so here are a few tips from the National Water Safety Month website and the American Red Cross. Teach children water safety…