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By now, everyone’s heard of helicopter parenting, and how it can have lasting damage on our kids. Many parents are now making a conscious effort to give their children space, allowing them to make their own friends and answer their own homework, not knowing that they’re limiting their kids in other ways.
As Patt Morrison explains in her column for the LA Times, more often than not, parents are raising kids who, “though very accomplished academically, were rather existentially impotent,” and “unable to do the stuff of life.” Hand-holding has gone beyond simply helping them with their homework ...
Are you sad about trading your summer swimsuits and sandals for long-sleeved shirts, and closed-toed shoes? Are you excited about sending your kids to school, but anxious about juggling their calendars with your work and home schedules? Beat the end-of-season blues by transitioning into autumn with grace.
By Daseta Gray