Sunscreen Advice

The sun is high on the horizon. Temperatures are climbing. We have a hyper sensitivity as I have had family members who have battled melanoma — a result of our 60’s choice of baby oil and iodine as our sunscreen, as we spent our summers as ocean lifeguards in NYC. So remember to wear your[…] Read More

Does Your 5 Year Old Swim Better Than You?

I grew up learning to swim in the Atlantic Ocean in NYC. Yes, we had awesome beaches and great waves for body-surfing there. As Memorial Day approaches, I was reflecting on how comfortable I have always felt in the water. Being tumbled and tossed by waves when you cannot see the bottom is a world I know[…] Read More