took him to the beach

@jazel_juan (15767)
Philippines
June 24, 2012 10:55pm CST
as part of my asthma prevention for my kids, me and hubby took them yesterday to the beach. i am just so glad the tide is not high because often times my son, Juanzen gets scared of the big waves..good thing yesterday the tide was low and my daughter encouraged him to go a bit deeper than he normally does. Usually he would just wade near the shore lol and play in the sand but yesterday we went a bit deeper till his chest and even till up to his chin. I know he enjoyed it at the same time it is beneficial for him. My hubby tried teaching him how to swim but he is still a bit hesitant but i am glad he tried it. I am determined that he learns to swim so it will improve his lungs.. i have no problems with my other two kids are both are not scared to go in the water and pretty much quite adventurous when it comes to this stuff, my two year old is not even scared at all, he would not want me to hold him! But his little body is easily swept by the waves yet he gets mad if i hold him. i am looking forward to more time at the beach with them again.
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@toniganzon (53346)
• Philippines
25 Jun 12
The beach! I'm such a beach bum, would love to go to the beach and have fun if it weren't for my son's health condition. He's still not allowed to swim. Couldn't bring him there at all because he won't be able to resist the water and i would feel guilty going to the beach alone. Missing the beach.
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@jazel_juan (15767)
• Philippines
25 Jun 12
What is your son's health condition right now that you cannot take him to beach?
@toniganzon (53346)
• Philippines
4 Jul 12
He had surgery last May, it was on one of my discussions. He's not allowed to swim or run for about 6 months.
• India
25 Jun 12
Wow! That is real good progress! Well, you could keep some life saver jackets and make sure your kids wear them,so as to feel even more secure-then they will have fun! waiting for your next sea adventure!
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@jazel_juan (15767)
• Philippines
25 Jun 12
i have not thought of that... hmmm i might next time.
• India
25 Jun 12
well, because it is kids; i made that suggestion It will be great to float on water with the life saver jackets, it will be fun as the kids will enjoy floating as well as splashing!!
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@kingparker (9698)
• United States
25 Jun 12
Sounds like a fun time with your family. Probably that might help with your son's asthma problem. I am no expert, but from healthy activities and constant exercise, he might improve his health gradually. For me, I haven't gone anywhere this summer, and I am so bored at home. I really want to be somewhere.
@jazel_juan (15767)
• Philippines
26 Jun 12
go kingparker! that would be the last for us i believe as school time is really here and kids are getting busier with school work.
• India
25 Jun 12
I mostly used to go to the beach with my friends or with my cousins if i have a car with me. Sometimes i used to take a car for rent. During those times i mostly visit the beach to have a lot of fun. I think you and your family, especially your kids enjoyed it well. The only thing i can tell you is just give much more attention and care to your kids while they are the water because they are kids and they can be eaisly washed away.
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@jazel_juan (15767)
• Philippines
26 Jun 12
Yes i do not leave them actually as what my daughter said i am such a protective mom.
@jaiho2009 (39001)
• Philippines
25 Jun 12
Nice to hear that you are having fun at trying to give your son some health benefits. That will surely help him with his health. I remember my daughter when she was also suffering from asthma. I did bring her to my grandfather's hometown and bring her to the beach every other day just to cure her asthma. She was more than just a year old then and thanks after 2 months of swimming- her asthma's gone...completely. Her pedia cannot even believed it happens.
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@jazel_juan (15767)
• Philippines
25 Jun 12
yes i sure hope constant swimming will help remove the asthma..
@512771751 (1096)
• China
25 Jun 12
That's a good and interesting experience. I also want to go to the beach to share the beautiful sun, touch the warm beach, play the blue sea......
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@jazel_juan (15767)
• Philippines
25 Jun 12
it was a nice day..
@maximax8 (28558)
• United Kingdom
27 Jun 12
It was a very good idea that you took your children to the beach to let Juanzen get used used to the waves. It was lucky that the tide wasn't high. I know that swimming with improve his lungs which will be excellent for his asthma. My young children don't like the cold swimming pool water. Somewhere warmer is great fun for them. I have happy memories of the Caribbean Sea dips in Colombia last year. My disabled son sat happily playing my the waters edge. Where we live the beach has sinking sand and a dangerous tide which makes swimming not possible.