Olympics Parent Profile: Skier Rebounds from Injury, Pregnancy for Another Shot at Dream

One in a series of interviews with U.S. Olympic team athletes who are also parents as they prepare for the Winter Games in Vancouver. The c...

Olympics Parent Profile: Jay Hakkinen Aims for America's First Biathlon Medal

Haakinen is going to compete in his fourth Olympics. Credit: US Biathlon
One in a series of interviews with U.S. Olympic team athletes who...

Olympics Parent Profile: Pikus-Pace Gets Her Chance at the Winter Games

Pikus-Pace will compete in women's skeleton. Credit: U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation
One in a series of interviews with U.S. Olympic te...

Debbie Phelps Chats About Highs and Lows as Mom of an Olympic Legend

Debbie Phelps with her Olympian son Michael and her daughters Hilary and Whitney. Credit: Laisee Rintel
ParentDish recently caught up with Debbie...

A Parent's Dilemma: How to Handle a College Football Scholarship for a Seventh-Grader

Put yourself in the shoes of David and Denise Sills. Fair warning, this will take some doing. For the most part, the Sillses are a typical fa...

Olympics Parent Profile: Curling Champ Seeking a Clean Sweep in Vancouver

Allison Pottinger says curling takes stamina. Credit: USA Curling
One in a series of interviews with U.S. Olympic team athletes who are also par...

Olympics Parent Profile: Luger Keeps Photos of Wife, Daughter In Helmet

Christian Niccum hopes to "peak" in Vancouver. Credit: USA Luge
One in a series of interviews with U.S. Olympic team athletes who are als...

Soccer Injuries Affect Boys and Girls In Different Ways, Report Finds

Concussion rates in soccer players are similar to those ice hockey and football players. Credit: Getty Images
What sort of injury is your child li...

Ex-Congressman Allegedly Flashes Temper After Son's Soccer Game

A career in Congress never got Chip Pickering near the attention that an altercation after a youth soccer game has. Pickering and a youth socce...

Girl Pitcher Strikes Out the Boys, But How Far Can She Go in Baseball?

Marti Sementelli's baseball skills have drawn attention on the Jimmy Kimmel Show and in a Nike commercial. The high school pitcher hopes to be one...

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