Thought provoking links....
Have American parents got it all backwards? Though parents around the world have the same goals, American parents like the author (despite very best intentions) have gotten it all backwards. http://ow.ly/lr3Pz
Advice for Swim Parents: Give more to Get more - http://ow.ly/kKHue
How hard should parents push their children? - http://www.cbc.ca/q/blog/2013/04/29/how-hard-should-parents-push-their-children/
Design for hard work, not comfort - http://ow.ly/lr4HH