Your kids will be happy, well-adjusted, self-sufficient and swim about the same or better than if you are overly involved.
These are five common traits found in happy, successful people that we can work on ourselves and introduce to our kids.
This is a great time to reflect on the blessings of swimming. We have the best coaches, athletes and parents of any sport I have been connected with – and that list is long. So as we stop and thank everyone, here are the traits we admire in each of the sport’s important players. These kinds of leaders, are the heart of SwimGiving.
My 13-year-old daughter doesn’t always respond well or appreciate what I say to her after she races. Do you have any suggestions about offering praise or making comments about swims?
At some point, we need to step back a bit and let our kids take control of their lives, while hovering a few feet away, hoping it all works out.
Our job as a mentor is to teach the many life lessons from swimming for the big picture of their lives, not a better streamline or faster turns—that’s the coach’s job.
was so fortunate to have amazing swim moms on my children’s team when I was a newbie. They took me under their wings and taught me the ropes around the pool. Here are 10 things about swimming that I learned from swim moms.
Our daughter likes the new team because many of her friends from school are on it, but at the same time she is frustrated and disappointed with not achieving her goals.