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What's helicopter parenting put down for?

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Dr. Howard Gurr
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Helicopter Parents

The classic concept of the helicopter parent is they are too enmeshed with their children's lives- hovering over every decision.
The ultimate goal of parenting is to create independent functioning adults. If a parent does not let their children learn from their own mistakes, the child will not develop the necessary skills to handle live stressors and problems.

In brief: Helicopter Parents

The classic concept of the helicopter parent is they are too enmeshed with their children's lives- hovering over every decision.
The ultimate goal of parenting is to create independent functioning adults. If a parent does not let their children learn from their own mistakes, the child will not develop the necessary skills to handle live stressors and problems.
Dr. Howard Gurr
Dr. Howard Gurr
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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Over protective

Helicopter parenting - hovering over one's child - does not allow the child to develop independence and may create anxiety in the child.
Developmentally appropriate levels of independence should be granted to improve self-esteem and confidence in children. Helicopter parents may undermine their child's social and emotional growth in the guise of protection and care.

In brief: Over protective

Helicopter parenting - hovering over one's child - does not allow the child to develop independence and may create anxiety in the child.
Developmentally appropriate levels of independence should be granted to improve self-esteem and confidence in children. Helicopter parents may undermine their child's social and emotional growth in the guise of protection and care.
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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