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Swimming Lessons

Top German Court Rules Muslim Schoolgirls Must Join Mixed Swimming Lessons

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 12.07.2016 | Home

Germany’s highest court ruled on Wednesday that ultra-conservative Muslim girls must take part in mixed swimming classes at school, finding against ...

13 Babies Pose Underwater For Magical Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.22.2015 | Parents

Photographer Seth Casteel has made a name for himself with his adorable images of puppies and dogs swimming underwater, which he compiled into five p...

If A Grown Man Acted The Way 4-Year-Olds Do At Swimming Pools

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.11.2014 | Parents

In the popular YouTube series "Convos With My 4-Year-Old" (formerly "Convos With My 2-Year-Old"), dad Matthew Clarke reenacts real conversations he's ...

Sink or Swim: The Battle With Our Kids' Fears

Jenn Horton | Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents
Jenn Horton

My girl talks focus and determination all week, and damn, it makes me proud.

My Daughter's First Crush Came Earlier Than Expected

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 10.27.2012 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

I always ran through scenarios for the girls and their first boyfriends. It involved scaring the boyfriends, embarrassing the girls and making sure the boys knew dad would be watching.

Swimming Lessons

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Parents
Judy Bolton-Fasman

In the old-fashion parlance of the Talmud, a father is required to teach his son three things: The Torah, a trade and how to swim.

Sometimes the Sidelines Are Best

Melinda Wentzel | Posted 09.15.2012 | Parents
Melinda Wentzel

I was beside myself with the idea of being on the sidelines and yet, that was where I needed to be. I needed to have faith in the process. Faith in the instructors and faith in my children's abilities.

The Life Lesson I Learned When My Son Learned To Swim

Devon Corneal | Posted 09.09.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

In an age when we are constantly comparing ourselves (and our kids) to other people -- where prodigies of every stripe are just a YouTube video away -- it doesn't hurt to be reminded that we all do things when we're ready and not a second before.

After Son Drowns, Mom Teaches Swimming To Minority Kids Statistically More At-Risk

Posted 05.15.2012 | Impact

After 16-year-old Josh Butts drowned and died, his grieving mother committed to addressing an alarming statistic. Nearly 70 percent of African Ame...

Janean Chun

At '60-Something' She's Still Helping Kids Learn To Swim | Janean Chun | Posted 05.02.2012 | Small Business

Since the age of 4, swimming has been the love of Rita Goldberg's life. But she never thought she could turn that love into a million-dollar business....

Naughty But Nice Rob

Oprah Can't Swim?! | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 09.12.2011 | Celebrity

Is there anything Oprah Winfrey can't do? Well, actually there is. The queen of TV is revealing one thing that's got her in the deep end ... she can't...