Memorial Day Weekend: 6 Reasons to Put on a Bathing Suit & Get in the Water, Mom! by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

Memorial Day Weekend: 6 Reasons to Put on a Bathing Suit & Get in the Water, Mom!

I’ve noticed moms sitting near the edge of the pool and in beach chairs, sans swimsuits, missing out on the fun in the water with their kids. I get it. I do. My bathing suit is not my favorite article of clothing either. But there are myriad reasons to put on a suit and splash around with your kids.

  • Your body is beautiful – and powerful! It grew another human!
  • You’ll model pride, confidence and a healthy body image for your kids.
  • No one else is worrying about what you look like in your suit.
  • You don’t owe anyone their version of beauty or perfection. (Who cares what they think anyway?)
  • You may inspire someone else to love (or at least feel comfortable in) her body.
  • Your kids will remember having fun with you in the water – and that’s what’s really important, isn't it?

Have fun, Mom!

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Christine Jones
This is so true Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead! I all too often am sitting on a beach chair and this is a great reminder to get up and join my kids in the water. Thanks for sharing!
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
I live in VA in a neighborhood with a community pool. It is HOT down here and my kids love to swim. I plan to take my own advice! :)
Dieter Schmitz
Yes Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead there are compelling reasons - health, safety & fun - for mom's (and dad's) to jump on in!
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Yes! I took my own advice on July 4th, and am so glad I did! The hubby did too! :)
Mike Prochaska
Why do need 6 reasons one reason having fun in to the pool with your kids all u nees

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