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Dad's Hilarious Video Pokes Fun At 8 Different Parenting Styles
Shout-out to "The Google Parent" and "The Read Too Many Books Parent."
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What Millennials Say About Their Parents During Therapy
"You know there’s a problem when the mother of a 28-year-old calls to schedule a therapy consultation for her son."
Seth Meyers Likens 'Fox & Friends' To 'Helicopter Parents Of A S**t Private School Kid'
He took aim at the show for incessantly praising President Donald Trump.
The Problem With Mothers Today
Concert-going, upcycling, roller skating, weather lover - awkw...
... according to the internet
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'Helicopter Parent' Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means
Just because you don't follow your kid to her job interview doesn't mean you aren't helicopter parenting.
The Unexpected Parent
A mother of two attempting to maintain (or regain?) sanity.
gain, your entire childhood is spent surrounded by your parents, or parents of other children. Shouldn't I have had some sort of idea of the type of parent I wanted to be?
Sometimes, You Need to Get Out of Your Child's Way
Dr. Jim Taylor
Sport psychologist, parenting expert, professor, author, speak...
The initial experiences that children have as they first engage in the world, from grasping your finger in infancy to walking, eating, dressing and talking, lay the foundation for their future beliefs about their ability to master the complex world in which they will live as they mature.
Comin' In for a Landing: One Helicopter Mom's Challenge to Cut Her Engine and End Her Hovering Ways
Jennifer Breheny Wallace
Freelance writer and TV commentator
My 7-year-old son and I had a fun but tiring summer last year, a three-month push and pull between his desire to grow up and my desire to keep him safe. I vowed to make this summer a summer of more freedom for both of us, and enlisted the help of Lenore Skenazy.
Lorraine Duffy Merkl
Author, "Fat Chick"
Sometimes I purposely make the whirring noise of rapidly spinning propellers to punctuate the fact that like many Manhattan mothers I am called a "helicopter."
Helicopter Parents Interfering With Adult Children's Work And Professional Lives
Author, playwright and founding director of Girls Unlimited
Letting go is the most difficult part of parenting. But it is also the most essential. Clinging to our children until we leave claw marks on their bodies is detrimental to their growth. And it doesn't make us any happier either.
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