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The Phelps Family's Best of London

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 11.10.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

Now that the 2012 Summer Olympics are over, Michael Phelps' family shares their travel tips, highlights of their London trip and some personal photos.

A Letter to the Parents of the Olympic Athletes

Bethany Meyer | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Bethany Meyer

When you held your babies for the first time, long before they were Olympians, did you wonder who they would be?

Phelps Switches Sports For A Reality TV Show

Posted 10.12.2012 | TV

Michael Phelps is leaving swimming behind for a reality TV show. The most decorated Olympian of all-time has joined "The Haney Project," Golf Chann...

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.

NBC Says Parent Cams Only Used When Parents Are 'Relevant To The Story Lines'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.02.2012 | Parents

American gymnast Aly Raisman earned a gold medal for her athletic prowess in London. It's her mom who's gone viral. NBC's video of Lynn...

LOOK: Iconic Photos Of Olympians And Their Parents

Posted 07.27.2012 | Parents

After Michael Phelps won his eighth gold medal (and broke his seventh world record) in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, the swimmer was overwhelmed with ...

Debbie Phelps Plugs Chico's

WWD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Apparently, Michael Phelps' Midas touch extends to his mother Debbie. Once Chico's caught word she had stocked up on some of its clothes before jettin...