“Savor every second. Keep on fighting for your dreams forever. You are not just an athlete or just a swimmer. Embrace the joy.”
If your child is not finding his or her current club challenging enough, what are the options in finding a new place to train?
As a swim parent, I learned a few things through years of volunteering, car pooling and washing endless loads of towels. Here are six lessons I’ve learned.
“Although we want to be supportive and involved, there should be a limit to our involvement if we are negatively impacting our kids.”
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We’ve all heard that swimmers swim, parents parent and coaches coach, but what do these roles entail?
Many swimmers end up coughing during practice. Is it an allergy to chlorine, undiagnosed asthma, or something else?
With all of the changes to swimming this year, including some athletes being forced to train on their own, how can we help revitalize our kid’s motivation?
As parents, we can learn from psychologists and doctors on how we can help our children with anxiety.
“We are being challenged now in ways we might have never imagined. But there are lessons to be learned and victories to be realized.”
How our kids are handling disappointment may vary from day to day and is challenging to say the least. It’s also stressful and worrisome for parents, too.
For the new swim parent, the sport can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, one of your best resources is already in the stands with you.
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