“It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they
seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because
in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.”
– Anne Frank
When my son Ben was about 4 years old, he took his very first swim lessons at the local YMCA. I didn’t realize until we arrived that I wouldn’t be inside the pool with him, so I watched from the window just outside. (Albeit a little nervous since he didn’t know how to...