Lessons from the pool — parenting is hard

Like learning how to swim, sometimes parenting feels like you're drowning in the deep end, until one day you have a breakthrough and voila — you're still alive!

Amy Choate-Nielsen is a full-time mom and part-time writer. She spends her days at the park and her nights at the computer. She writes about family history and her quest to understand life while learning about her deceased grandmother Fleeta.