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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
Kids Build Confidence Through Scuba Diving
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Helping Kids Build Confidence Through Scuba Diving

 A child who’s a confident scuba diver can carry that self-assurance into several other aspects of his or her life including school, social interactions or other sports.

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Dive Boat Etiquette for Kids
Travel

Dive Boat Etiquette for Kids

After encountering kids on dive boats and underwater who had no boundaries, patience, or manners, it’s clear that good dive etiquette is as important as saying please and thank you. 

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good dive buddy
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Be a Good Dive Buddy to Your Child (Without Hovering Too Close)

Parents of diving children will likely approach dives very differently when their buddy is their child versus anyone else. What’s the best way to be a good dive buddy while also giving your kids the room they need to build their dive skills?   

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planning a family dive vacation
Travel

Planning a Family Dive Vacation

When planning a family dive vacation, it’s important to consider everyone’s limitations and desires and to keep the emphasis on “vacation” rather than “dive.” 

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New stuff

More Than 2,000 Sharks Die in San Francisco Bay

Scientists are trying to explain a massive die-off of leopard sharks, Pacific angel sharks, and brown smooth-hound sharks in the San Francisco Bay.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
TUSA

TUSA Joins the Dive Computer “Elite Fleet” through Deepblu Connect

International scuba company TUSA has become the latest company to integrate Deepblu Connect to its flagship dive computer.
by Press Release
Niue

New Marine Parks Protect Enormous Part of Pacific

The nations of Niue and Chile combine to create vast marine protected areas in the Pacific
by Thomas Gronfeldt
Great Barrier Reef

Turtle Heaven on the Great Barrier Reef

A tiny dollop of sand measuring just 79 acres off the northeastern tip of Australia is home to one of the largest green turtle nesting sites in the world. Plan a visit with Mike Ball Dive Expeditions.
by Guest Author