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Practical Strategies for Helicopter Parents

Have you heard about the recently published book, The Idle Parent? Helicopter Parents is a hot topic right now. If you think you fit the profile, follow these tips as you shift responsibility from your shoulders to where it now belongs: Take on a supportive role as you encourage your children to make their own decisions and deal with the natural consequences. Give fewer directions while they’re learning important new problem solving skills. Although they will be faced with many choices, experience is a great teacher. Resist taking on chores … Continue reading

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