10 pieces of wisdom from 'Because I Said So'

Here are 10 of "mom myths "from Jennings' new book in which he questions family wisdom.

2. Swimming an hour after you eat

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Jennings says that if you eat a huge meal and then go immediately into the water, you may feel uncomfortable – but you can just get out of the water. No one's ever been cited as drowning because they cramped up after eating. The American Red Cross doesn't even mention food in its swimming safety rules.

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