On Monday the kids were swimming at our old house and I was helping a friend move in. That day Rachey was with Miriam and I wasn't worried. Miriam has watched them with no issues many times at the pool. I had this really odd feeling GO BACK early and so I left my buddies and went to the pool. The babies were getting showered so I started gathering all the toys. At that moment Rach snuck away and wanted to show me how she could jump in the pool. All I heard was "Oh God Rachel doesn't have her floaties"! I turned around and saw her under water. I ran over and put myself head first to grab her.
The crazy thing was that she held her breath for at least 30 seconds and was not even worried. So now she has started swim lessons!!! Very intense lessons w/no water wings. We had her enrolled that afternoon. She has the love of water and I just don't want to risk this ever again. I love my little adventourrus mermaid and I don't want to damper her enthusiasm. Just help her learn the basics and of course I will need to be even more cautious while she is in the water!!