Like I had thought, Kins really does enjoy the sensation of the pool. She is so comfortable, confident, and at ease, smiling throughout the entire class. I already have her dunking her head under water. The instructors gave me a great trick; blow in the babies face, stunning them a little bit. This allows the baby to hold their breath for a second or two. They still inhale a little water, but not enough to cause any damage. Kins loved it and came up with a huge smile, licked her lips, batted the water off her eyes, and seemed to be asking for more. I just stuck with one dunk today; perhaps I will ease her in to the whole submersion process. She is also quite eager to get back in the pool when I place her out on the pool deck. I count to three as I hold out my arms towards her, and she falls forward in to the pool, I of course catch her. She giggles quite hard, and I repeat this over and over and over again. It is such a great 30 minutes that I get to spend with my Kins; I know she has a wonderful time too. I also can't deny that I love how tired she is after wards. Mommy get an hour to herself after she comes home. SO GREAT!!!
I took her bathing suit off, but here is a great picture of Kins posing after her swim class today!
And Kins and I... my little dark baby :)