What does the term "helicopter parents" mean? It is used by a writer in Wall St Journal
A helicopter parent is one who so closely monitors their children's lives that they appear to be hovering over them day and night. They intervene to solve every problem. This sort of parent, often with the best intentions, may in fact deprive the child of the learning experience accompanying them solving their own problems.
A couple months ago, I wrote a hub, "Confessions of a Helicopter Parent", more detailed explanation there.
Parents that tend to hover over their children and not letting them explore or learn or do things for themselves.
This phrase means to hover. For example in many sports and entertainment endeavors, children's parents may act more like the coach or professional they pay to instruct their student even though the parents have no experience.
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