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Alyson Schafer Advice: Why Your Kids Don't Actually Need Swimming Lessons

05/13/2015 08:55 EDT | Updated 05/13/2015 08:59 EDT

With summer just around the corner, you’ve probably already started thinking about enrolling your kids in swimming lessons. After all, it’s important skill that can save your child’s life. But what if we told you your child doesn’t really need them?

In the video above, parenting expert Alyson Schafer explains how our culture has become “swim lesson obsessed” and why our kids don’t really need these classes.

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