I have a friend who is obsessed with pigs. Teacup pigs, big ol' farm pigs, pigs in leashes and tutus, she loves pigs. This would be her dream vacation. This resort provides the perfect beach company: a crew of pigs paddling out with you and your party. How does that sound to you? What animal island would you love to go to? Let us know in the comments below!
People are pretty amazing! Whether if it's amazing feats of science, medicine, or athleticism, humans are pretty incredible. Honestly, just getting through the day is a feat in itself some days. Taking a look at some Guinness World Records makes that all the more obvious though! Here are 5 amazing Guinness World Records in swimming (of course)!
The Olympics are a time when the entire world unifies under the common love of sport and competition. An ode to the city states of ancient Greece, contemporary Olympics represent a global commitment to world-wide peace and unity. While the Summer Olympics may be seen as the favorite of many, coming around every four years, the Winter Olympics offer a winter wonderland of amazing feats and comraderie every two years! Here are Five Facts about the Winter Olympics coming just around the corner!
We're all excited about the solar eclipse here at the office and we know you are too! See it happen in real time below via NASA!
The Beauty in Chaos
In a few short days we will "officially" embark upon one of the craziest moments in American history...holiday season.
As the the CEO of a huge family (8 kids...no, not a typo), my CFO hubby and I get asked what this season looks like at our house.
Halloween Hot Dog Spiders
Who doesn't love beaners and wieners? It's a kid-friendly recipe sure to impress any night of the week. This recipe for Homemade CrockPot BBQ Baked Beans uses ingredients you probably already have in your pantry and some dried navy beans. These beans cook all day in the CrockPot filling your house with a smoky BBQ aroma. Slice up some hot dogs and add them to the crockpot with the beans during the last hour of cooking for a spooky homemade beaners and wieners.
Teaching Swimming Lessons; What My Students Have Taught Me
Hi! My name is Ashley and I have been working as an instructor at Swimtastic (Franklin location) for two years and have developed close relationships with each of the students that I teach. I teach children from the age of two years old to fourteen years old. There are many life lessons I have learned from them, and though I have seen many come and go, no matter what is going on in my life at that moment, I look up to these children. Here are just a few life lessons my students have taught me:
Jumping into the Deep End of Life: Swim lessons as a way to maximize childhood development
Mommy blogs, dad blogs, parent blogs, parent boards on Pinterest, books, seminars, workshops – everywhere you turn, resources for being the best parent you can possibly be are vying for your attention. They offer help and encouragement to create a super kid who will handle every challenge with grace and ease. But, asks that little voice in your head, what if you take the wrong advice? What if you don’t follow enough advice? What if you don’t participate in enough activities or the right activities?