Are you a HELICOPTER PARENT? If so, why?
Helicopter parents hover over their children, swooping down at a moment’s notice to solve their problems for them. Are they loving parents or developmental disablers? Why do they complain to professors and administrators when their children struggle in college? Is there a connection to the fact that their children seem unable, unwilling, or unmotivated to act as adults, take responsibility for their education, and solve their own problems?
My husband is & its because he thinks they are going to ruin something, break their arm or hurt themselves. I think its just being over protective not realizing that they can do things on their own.
I am sorry that you and your husband disagree. If he would like to discuss this with an experienced college administrator who would eagerly offer some advice, I would be glad to do so.
Ha Ha well thank you but he isn't around them enough for it to cause harm. I am with them 24 - 7 and I've been teaching him...
id like to think that I am not, I know that in some cases I can be, but, as far as most of the time I am not. I like to make sure they tried their hardest before I step in or what have you....
by Peeples 4 years ago
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by At The Bus Stop 8 years ago
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by JerryTillotson 8 years ago
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by igniter8503 8 months ago
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by sharing the sky 2 months ago
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