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Christine Brinkley

Christine Brinkley

Christine Brinkley owns BEST HR Resources, an HR consulting business in Katy, Texas, where she lives with her family most of the year. She spends as much time as possible at their home on Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras. Christine is a mom, grandmother, avid scuba diver and supporter of animal-welfare programs, with a special interest in marine conservation. In 2016, Christine began authoring a series of articles related to children and scuba diving for Scuba Diver Life.

Stories by Christine
night diving with kids
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Night Diving With Kids

Even though kids can go night diving once certified, there are a few factors parents must consider before letting their children participate in a night dive. 

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diving shallow with kids
Training In the Water

Make Safety Stops When Diving Shallow with Kids

Although Junior Open Water divers cannot exceed either 40 feet or 60 feet in depth, depending on age, safety stops are still imperative when diving shallow with kids.

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Touching Marine Life
Conservation New to Scuba In the Water

Kids and Touching Marine Life

Adults know that touching marine life is a big no-no. But what about kids, who learn by touch starting very young? With some guidance, parents can help them understand why the marine environment is strictly hands-off.

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Depth Management Techniques
Training In the Water

Depth Management Techniques for Children

Kids are kids, even when diving. They get distracted and can quickly get too shallow or too deep. Here are some tips to help them better manage their depth…and allow mom and dad to have a more relaxing dive.

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New stuff
filmmaker rob stewart

Family of Conservationist and Filmmaker Rob Stewart Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of recently deceased Canadian conservationist and director Rob Stewart has filed a wrongful death lawsuit
by Kathryn Curzon
Coral Nurseries

Cayman’s Coral Nurseries Thriving With Attention and TLC

The Cayman Coral nursery program launched on Earth Day 2016 with high hopes for success. How is it doing now?
by Guest Author
Wyland tank

Original Wyland Tank Up for Auction

Renowned marine artist Wyland is auctioning off an original painted scuba tank, with the proceeds going to charity.
by Shelley Collett
new cressi gear

Top New Cressi Gear for 2017

Spring is here, and with it comes dive season for many of us. Top gear manufacturer Cressi has a ton of new offerings, and we’re highlighting six of the best.
by Thomas Gronfeldt