The term helicopter parenting refers to a parent who pays extremely close attention to his or her child’s problems and experiences, often with negative consequences for the child. The term is widely expressed in educational settings where one or both parents become so instrumental in the education of their children they continue to “hover” over them. Helicopter parents are usually criticized for their hoveringHelicopter parenting is usually criticized because many parents who are accused ...
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Helicopter parenting has longterm negative consequences for adults & children. Support children's independence from a young age in lieu of helicopter parenting. Replace fear, worry and ego with trust and knowledge.
While each parent’s situation is different and has unique challenges, there are some broad strategies that any parent can apply in order to do everything in making sure our children grow up in a safe environment. The term ‘helicopter parent’ gets thrown around mockingly all too often, and it’s important for people to understand that while parents do sometimes need to take a step back, the results in leaving children unsupervised can sometimes have dire consequences.Click through for the ways…
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