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Learning to swim as a baby doesn't guarantee you a shot at the Olympics but does give you a head start

When you become a parent, there are many questions you start having about every subject under the sun where your baby is concerned. Perhaps you've heard other parents talk about their babies' swim class and it's got you wondering: Is this something I should try?

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What We've Learned from Teaching Kids to Swim

There are so many different activities you can get your kids involved in when they are young. From all of the school sports programs to the after school endeavors that your children have an interest in, sometimes they may leave you wondering just how worthwhile most of them are.

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Water Games You Can Play On Vacation

If you'll be heading out on vacation soon, one of the fun things your kids are guaranteed to want to check out immediately will be the hotel pool or beach. 

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Wackiest Pool Toys We've Ever Seen

There's nothing quite like enjoying a day in your pool or someone else's pool. Even if you don't have your own swimming pool, you can always go to the nearest community pool or get to be best friends with a neighbor who has one.

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Swimming Myths: Busted

You've heard stories from other people about swimming classes for kids, adolescents, and adults. For every person who has something good to say, there's someone else who will contradict this. How do you know what to believe when it comes to swimming classes for kids?

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Swim Class Checklist -- What Your Toddler Needs

Children learn so many things in their early years. Just think about it, first they're crawling, then walking, and soon after they are talking and running. Before you know it they might be on to pre-school and taking part in many toddler learning games. Every day, it seems, there's something new to learn.

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How Swimming With Your Toddler Can Benefit Both Of You

Learning to swim can play a huge role in your child's development. There are numerous benefits to why children should take swim lessons. A good swimming school will always emphasize the importance of parents swimming with their little ones.

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Common Sunscreen Mistakes

Believe it not, there are some common sunscreen mistakes that just about everyone makes. Keeping your skin looking smooth and soft should be a year-round task.

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Can Newborn Babies Really Swim?

You may be surprised to hear about newborn babies or little ones under six months of age taking swimming lessons. Can babies really swim, you wonder? You've seen pictures and perhaps videos of babies underwater and you may be curious about it.

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How to Swim like Michael Phelps

Have you ever been amazed at some of today's swimming superstars? Take Michael Phelps, for instance. His speed and agility in the water was something to see, and he was rewarded with Olympic gold medals.

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