Elizabeth Wickham

5 Tipps wie Schwimmer-Eltern Konflikte mit Trainern lösen können

Die Amerikanerin Elizabeth Wickham ist eine richtige “Schwimmer-Mutter”: 14 Jahre lang hat sie als Freiwillige im Schwimmverein ihrer Kinder mitgeholfen,…

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6 Tipps für Schwimmer-Eltern wenn ihr Kind sagt: “Ich hab kein Leben”

Die Amerikanerin Elizabeth Wickham ist eine richtige “Schwimmer-Mutter”: 14 Jahre lang hat sie als Freiwillige im Schwimmverein ihrer Kinder mitgeholfen,…

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5 Ways Open Water And Pool Meets Are Different

As I enjoyed the beauty of Castaic Lake while watching Open Water Nationals, I reflected on the differences between open water and pool meets

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6 Tipps für Schwimmer-Eltern wenn ihr Kind sagt: “Ich hab kein Leben”

Die Amerikanerin Elizabeth Wickham ist eine richtige “Schwimmer-Mutter”: 14 Jahre lang hat sie als Freiwillige im Schwimmverein ihrer Kinder mitgeholfen,…

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6 Tips for Swim Parents When Their Swimmer Says “I Don’t Have a Life!”

Maybe you’ll be one of the lucky ones and you’ll never hear your child complain, “I don’t have a life!” With heavy loads of homework, demanding practices and long meets, your child may face ongoing conflicts with his or her schedule.

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5 Tips For Swim Parents About Handling Conflicts

We want our kids to be successful, happy and get the attention they deserve on their swim team. However, conflicts can arise on the team because of poor communication between coaches and parents, swimmers and coaches, or between kids.

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4 Reasons Why Kids Should Go To Swim Camp

With summer around the corner, it’s time to think about swim camp. When my kids were younger, they loved going to swim camp at the University of Southern California.

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5 Tipps wie Schwimmer-Eltern Konflikte mit Trainern lösen können

Die Amerikanerin Elizabeth Wickham ist eine richtige “Schwimmer-Mutter”: 14 Jahre lang hat sie als Freiwillige im Schwimmverein ihrer Kinder mitgeholfen,…

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Should Ryan Lochte Be Allowed To Swim At U.S. Masters Nationals?

What is your opinion on Ryan Lochte swimming at the U.S. Masters meet? Should Lochte swim or not swim?

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3 Reasons Why Swim Parents Get A Bad Rap

Here are three traits that make swim parents the best—but can cause problems if left unchecked

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5 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Compete In High School Swim

I helped out at a high school swim meet last week and it reminded me of how exciting the high school season can be.

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When Should Your Child And Age Group Swimmer Wear A Tech Suit?

One coach, who lives in an area without tech suit rules, said families leave teams over suit rules. Plus, he doesn’t like playing the “suit cop” at meets. He lets parents and swimmers make the decision, but puts his ideals and preferences out there for everyone to know.

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5 Amazing Things Michael Phelps Said About His Mom

I was fortunate to hear Michael Phelps speak last week, sitting with my fellow swim moms and Masters swimmers.

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4 Parent Lessons From The Conference Meet

We learned big lessons as a family at our daughter’s conference meet—mostly that things don’t go as planned.

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4 Parent Tips About Phones And Social Media

If your kids are on their cell phones before they say good morning to you, or you see your family sitting at the dinner table texting and checking out social media, maybe it’s time to take action.

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