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Is it safe for teens to swim at the beach?

What About Letting Kids Swim at the Beach without a Parent?

. A tbtediddtk question probably many of us have asked: Dear Free-Range Kids: I’m a fairly Free-Range parent, becoming more so due to my daily exposure to your blog, including the helpful and insightful comments from your readers. The issue I’m currently struggling with is freedom at the beach. I’m always afraid at the beach […]

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So Safe That Kids Can’t Learn How to Swim

Readers iieynssskk — This gets my goat!  Dear Free-Range Kids: A friend of mine is looking for a pool where she can take 3 kids (age 4mos, 3yo, 5.5yo). The 5yo has just gotten confident in jumping from the edge, swimming to the side, hauling herself out, and doing it all over again (the swim […]

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