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Drowning is said to be the second leading cause of accidental death for children aged 1 – 14 years.
Allow the child to be a child and develop in as normal a manner as they can.
You can give your child no greater gift than to help them build confidence in God and themselves during this time.
This usually happens during swimming or boating recreational activities, or when a young child is unsupervised for a short time in the bath tub or the home’s pools and hot tubs.
Single mothers need to know the dangers of drowning and the proper ways in which children can be protected. There needs to be someone in whom single mothers have complete confidence.
Seek out classes/books relating to single parenting from a Christian perspective.