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How to Survive Summer

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 07.02.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Structure, although sometimes resisted, provides the boundaries by which they move through their days and defines their actions hour by hour. When this structure is removed, many children are at a loss (especially children with challenges, special needs, or gifted kids).

Faithful Shopper: Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.30.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The upcoming holiday weekend (or any time this summer) is the perfect time to explore New York's very own beach resort - the Hamptons! And of course a...

10 Serene Swimming Holes You Should Visit This Summer

The Active Times | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Defined as a natural body of fresh water usually situated near a river, stream, creek or spring, these smaller but still substantial bodies of water are scattered all across the U.S. and offer even those who live in non-coastal areas the opportunity to wade and play in the water on warm spring and summer days.

The Faithful Shopper: Spring Vacation

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and sno...

Whale Sharks: Swimming With the World's Largest Fish in Mexico and Cebu

George Rajna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
George Rajna

At least five mammoth whale sharks surrounded us in the water. We were unable to maintain the recommended four-meter distance because if we moved away from one creature, we would close in on another.

Tap Into Your Joy -- And Become Happier, Healthier and Smarter

Irene Ross | Posted 10.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

As adults, every one of us hits the wall at one time or another. You can be the most positive, happy, calm, determined and successful person but, at some point, you might feel like you've lost your mojo, energy and confidence.

So Near and Yet So Far

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 10.07.2013 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

Because of the fog, she could not see the coastline so she had no idea where she was. She soon found out, however, that she was less than a mile from the coast. She could have certainly reached it if she had just stayed in the water a few minutes longer.

My Reflections on the Ironman Triathlon

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

I grew up watching this incredible sport on television every year, and was always fascinated by the athletes who participated. And as the Ironman celebrated 35 years this week, I reflected back on my very first Ironman in 2007.

The Hand of Man: A True Christmas Story

Terrie M. Williams | Posted 02.15.2013 | World
Terrie M. Williams

Despite the rawness of nature, the world made more sense in the oceans, the forests and the mountains. Yet, it was from the wilderness through one animal -- an endangered seal named KP2 (Kauai Pup 2) -- that my faith in the hand of man was restored.

'Maybe I Went Too Far' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 07.27.2012 | Teen

Dima Zaytsev, a 17-year-old competitive swimmer, was putting in extra training hours at the North Carolina swim training center SwimMAC last week when...

Go Jump In a Lake!

Marc Yaggi | Posted 09.24.2012 | Green
Marc Yaggi

The more we use our waterways, the more we will understand and value the importance of clean water to our communities.

New Study Pinpoints Hand Position That Makes Swimmers Fast

Posted 07.02.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 07/01/2012 11:03 AM EDT on LiveScience When watching the Summer Olympics, take a good...

Nice Day For A Wet Wedding: Bridal Party Takes An Accidental Swim

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | Weddings

SHELBYVILLE, Mich. -- A Michigan wedding party joined the bride and groom in taking the plunge over the weekend when the boat dock they were lined up ...

Forget Google+, The +Pool Is Coming

Turnstyle | Posted 09.11.2011 | Style
Turnstyle

Photo Credit: Courtesy pluspool.org + Pool is designed to filter river water through its walls "like a giant strainer dropped into the river." SEE MO...

Exercise More to Eat More?

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 09.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

It's a good thing I can remember things well, because what I am about to tell you happened more than 10 years ago. At the time it happened, I never im...

385 Dead, 4,200 Injured. From What? Pools and Spas.

Inez Moore Tenenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inez Moore Tenenbaum

The splash starts Memorial Day weekend, when pool season kicks into high gear. Pools and spas are great sources of family fun and relaxation. They are also sources of too many preventable family tragedies.

Surfer Blood Lead Singer on Success in the "Internet Age"

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

With their refreshing pop beach rock, Surfer Blood is the coolest thing to happen to West Palm since palm trees were first planted.

Dogs Make A Big Splash

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Wendy Diamond

Many first time canine swimmers may be nervous and timid at first, but there are several tips you can follow to help the process go swimmingly.