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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

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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

Traveling with kids, and staying sane!

 

August is when many families pack up and head off - whether it’s a planned trip far away or just a day at the beach, pool or water park - anything to keep kids and tempers cool.

 

As a single mom who has traveled solo across multiple continents with two kids since they were babies, I’ve learned a few things about…

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Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on July 27, 2011 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Autistic kids crave water!

Water is a magnet for all children.  It is fun.  It is soothing.  Water is the ultimate, non-threatening hug.  As an adult, what is your reaction when you sink into a hot bath?  Or sip a cool glass of water on a hot day?   Aaaaaahhhhhhh.  Exactly.  Now magnify that attraction and that reaction by 100 and you’ll know exactly what an autistic child feels like when…

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Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on March 9, 2011 at 10:45am — 2 Comments

What dreams may come

My husband's sport to play, watch and breathe is baseball.

He played baseball throughout his school years and even now plays on a Sunday Softball League. So when our 5 year old was finally old enough to be signed up for t-ball, you could only imagine my husband's excitement. And when it came time to hand out uniforms, it warmed my heart to hear him say, "I want to be number 5 like daddy". Upon sensing George's excitement to play, my husband enthusiastically signed up to…

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Added by Danielle on May 12, 2010 at 2:15pm — No Comments

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