The world is not an inherently safe place.
I like the commercial where a little girl is sitting behind the wheel of a car, saying 'Bye Dad. I'll be okay.' Dad watches, carefully hands her the keys. Right before she drives off, we see that she's really 18. How time can fly. Now your almost legal child is going to college.
How I came to lose my helicopter blades.
You're not doing your kids any favors.
To address the confusion surrounding this newly-minted parenting term, I have come up with an infographic that outlines the
Helicopter parenting has become the go-to buzz word in the child-raising world. Everybody is critical of parents deemed to be overly protective of their child and helicopter parenting has become blamed for the failure of children everywhere to successfully grow up.
As families move from a caregiving mindset to a caretaking one, failure to launch is becoming increasingly common.
No matter the lifetime's worth of ideas and inspirations from food channels, TV shows, cookbooks, magazines, websites and
As we move into week one of a year when international news won't be "all bad, but much of it is," according to NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel's 2016 forecast, let's see what's in store closer to home.
As parents, you are constantly walking on a thin line. If you don't show up at the school enough, it's assumed you don't care about your child's education; show up too much and you're a "helicopter parent" who suffocates your child and her/his teachers by your "overinvestment."