Is it an inground pool? We put battery operated alarms on our doors and windows that lead out to the backyard when our kids were toddlers. You can get them at Home Depot. We also have a fence around the pool. We felt like that was enough for us. I always had my eyes on the kids, so I always knew where they were. If it was quiet in the house, trouble was afoot, lol. But we did talk to them, as toddlers, about how they were NEVER EVER allowed to go outside without mommy or daddy. My daughter would repeat back to me very solemnly "neber eber". Another thing we did was put them in swim lessons which did come in handy the day my daughter fell in the pool fully clothed when she was 3. She was out on the pool deck with my husband, he was doing something and she was looking for lizards. A lizard hopped out of the bushes and she jumped back and fell in the pool. Thankfully she knew just what to do and swam to the side and..
at 11:47 AM on Jun. 1, 2011