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Parents of Olympic Athletes

Olympian Parenting: Lessons For The Rest Of Us

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.06.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

These parents cheering and grimacing on our flat screens? They are who we hope to be -- an Olympic medal trumps even an Ivy league admission in the parenting sweepstakes -- and they are who we fear becoming -- after all, you can't be a normal family with this kind of hyperfocus on one child.