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Lessons from swimming.

Posted by on May 31, 2012 in toddler hates swim lessons, toddler swim classes, toddlers and swim lessons, toddlers and swimming pools | 1 comment

I learned some very important information yesterday. 1. My kid may never enjoy swimming. He very well might yell every second he is held hostage in a pool from now until he’s 13.* Or maybe he will hate every second of it except for the time he is allowed to float on his back. A fleeting moment of serenity. Don’t let it fool you. He is...

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Swimming sucks.

Posted by on May 2, 2012 in teaching toddler to swim, toddlers and swim lessons, toddlers swimming, whiny toddler | 0 comments

We’re two weeks into Ryan’s swim lessons and Ryan is proving to be less than enthusiastic about the whole thing. Mom: Wanna take a picture together?? Ryan: Can’t. Watching evil pool. Luckily, Mike offered to take on the role of Parent Who Takes Him In The Pool. Which is good because 1. it gives them some male bonding time and 2. I’m...

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