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Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.

From The New York Times:

Her Parents Thought Swimming Lessons Were a Good Idea

Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.…

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

Good video about former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

http://www.foxsports.com/video?vid=396080195760

Rebecca Wear Robinson's Blog Posts Tagged 'child' (3)

I'm A Mom and I'm Pissed Off!

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’m a mom and I’m pissed off.  Not a bit concerned.  Not even angry.  I’m pissed off as in, ‘I have a flame thrower and I’m not afraid to use it’ pissed off.  Why?  Because child safety is about as big a mom issue as you can get, and yet children keep drowning and no one is talking about it.  We all know ‘stop, drop and roll’, but did you know that…

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Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on November 1, 2012 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Programs that work.

Measurable results.  Sustainable results.  Analysis.  Cost-benefit analysis.

These aren’t just buzzwords.  These are the criteria that all drowning prevention programs should be measured against.

I was thrilled to read the just-published…

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Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on May 23, 2012 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Your Kid: Smarter, Better Coordinated and Longer-Lived

Like many parents my calendar is awash in ink from scheduling activities and play dates for my children.  Why do we do it?  Because in a lot of areas just letting them out the front door is not the option it was for our parents. Because we want our kids to develop socially, emotionally and physically.  Because we hope our child will find the sport or activity…

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Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on March 2, 2011 at 11:10am — 3 Comments

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