The Olympics have served all of us in our lives as a source for some pretty good heros and role models.
Who doesn't remember Mary Lou Retton?
Watch with your kids and talk to them about what kind of discipline, practice and dedication becoming the best at something takes.
We watched the trials for a little while and actually saw 4 or 5 world records set. Even speaking to kids about their "personal best" which announcers mention a lot is invaluable.
Head on over to Weary Parent and get the lowdown on all the accomplished teenagers.
Then bop over to Char's Sports Girls Play to find a good athletic challenge for your daughter.