PopSugar Family: Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe Around Water While At Home

Drowning is the number one cause of accidental death in children ages 1 through 4, and 88% of those deaths happen while at least one adult is present. Whether it's summer, you live in a warm-weather climate all year (lucky!), or you simply have a bathtub your kids love to play in, at-home water safety is of the utmost importance. And fencing in your pool isn't as far as it goes — the elements of water safety should be an ongoing conversation you have with your kiddos year-round.

PopSugar Family spoke with Jenny McCuiston, the cofounder of Goldfish Swim School and a mom of four, to get her best tips for talking about and executing proper water safety at home. 

Click here for Jenny's insight, as well as her #1 at-home water safety tip!

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