Jump: Deep-Water Parenting

Swimming poolby Julie at ProgressiveKid

I cried yesterday when my 5-year-old daughter took her first jump off the diving board into the deep end of the pool. For months now she has taken swimming lessons with four other kids her age, and twice before she has not jumped, once out of fear and last time because just as she was getting up to the diving board the pool was evacuated because someone threw up in it. Continue reading