Are you a Helicopter Parent?

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A "helicopter parent" is a common term used to describe a parent who pays extremely close attention to a child's or children's experiences and problems. Like helicopters, they hover overhead!" The helicopter parent's involvement can extend to their children's academics, extra-curricular activities, the kind of friends they have, sports and every other activity in their lives.




Overparenting stifles growth. This is a helpful reminder to give kids responsibility, space, and let them face consequences to help them become resilient and independent.