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Phelps’s Mother Recalls Helping Her Son Find Gold-Medal Focus

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“Her comment to me — ‘Oh, he’s not gifted.’ I told her I didn’t say that, and she didn’t like that much. I was a teacher myself so I didn’t challenge her, I just said, ‘What are you going to do to help him?’ ”

Read more of a mother’s perspective and wins on the NY Times.

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Advice from Michael Phelps’ Mom

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ADHD Parenting Advice from Michael Phelps’ Mom Need some ADHD parenting advice? Learn how the mothers of three ADHD super-achievers — an Olympic record-breaker, a TV heavyweight, and a world-class adventurer — helped their kids beat the odds. http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/1998.html

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