Here are 9 easy ideas for concession snacks at swim meets. Some are ordinary, but good and healthy, while a few are more unusual.
I discovered a simple exercise that can help us—and our kids—with our mental well-being and happiness.
I found through the years that when my kids tried too hard, they would miss their cuts by fractions of seconds. One of our favorite coaches told me that our kids had to be having fun to swim fast.
Teams come in all sizes and types from small club teams under 200 swimmers to nationally recognized teams with 1,000 swimmers. What’s right for your family?
I’m afraid she’ll lose interest in swimming. Is there anything I can do to make her stay with swimming, or help her to get faster?
One of the most vital aspects of any team, whether it is high school, club, summer or the NCAA, is creating a culture of kindness and caring – no matter what the sport.
Here are four things that make a swim team great. What other elements are important when choosing a team?
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.