With a new season approaching, it’s a great time to reflect as a swim parent on how the last season went and what we’d like to change.
Swimming 50 weeks a year means our kids are pushing constantly to improve and get best times. It’s easy to get caught up in that mindset ourselves.
With Lochte’s story, we can tell our kids that he’s human and messed up, but look how he’s learned, grown and improved as a person.
Sometimes life takes us on a detour so we can follow the path we were destined to travel all along. Maybe it has happened to you …
We can’t control how fast our kids swim or who is in the lane next to them. But there are a few things we can do to help make meets a success.
I’m concerned because my son who is a good swimmer, hasn’t gotten any offers from colleges, but his friends have already committed.
The USA Women’s Soccer team won another championship. The media coverage and aftermath propels girls and women who compete foreword in so many ways.
Out of all the life lessons our children learn from swimming, one of the greatest is picking themselves up and trying again after not making a goal.
There are too many stories about parents yelling at officials and coaches and being way over the top. How do you let your team know you’re there to help?
Take a look at great parents and see what makes them stand out from others. We can all learn from them. Here are 11 traits super swim parents share.
Do you have any ideas on how to get her to want to go to practice like she used to? Is it better to let her miss practice or make her go?
If your athlete spends 16-18 years in a sport like swimming, the coaches they experience along the way have a powerful influence over the adults they become.
Submarine parents are under water, out of view but are ready to surface in an emergency. They aren’t guiding their children as much as allowing them to forge their own path, but they are there when needed.
Here are five thoughts about using punishment and bribes to motivate our children to do well.