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Meghan Cox Gurdon: Being on the swim team means crying in your goggles — until you don't

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"I don't want to go tomorrow." "No need to think about that now." "Do I have to go tomorrow?" "You should go!" came the enthusiastic response. "But do I have to?" "Well," said the mother to her miserable, shivering, blue-lipped son, "I think it'll be a lot of fun!" "I don't like swim practice." "F-- and V-- will be there, and anyway, by then you'll be all warmed up." The woman was being...

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