Swimming Lessons

I believe in the importance of sports in a child’s life. I believe that participating in sports contributes to the mental, emotional, and physical well being of a child.  And I believe that sports help develop essential character traits and values that can be used throughout life. I also think that in today’s world of…

Blue Ribbon Year

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.    Aristotle. Does excellence matter? In an era where we give our kids trophies for striking out and kudos for feeling good about themselves (if not their actual skills) it begs the question…does excellence matter?  The U.S. Department of Education thinks…