Throwing him in the deep end

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Submitter Name: 
Mommyx4
Content Creator Name: 
Frances frost
Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not): 
just piddlin'
Category: 
Parenting
Description: 

When our kids are used to winning, winning, winning, and then they end up at the back of the pack - our first inclination as parents is to try to protect and shield them from any pain.  But don't you feel so proud as a parent when you realize that they don't need that shield, that they're handling it on their own.  This post considers a ribbon-winning swimmer who goes from first to last.