Helicopter Parenting Is Not Helping Your Child, From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

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To build resilience and frustration-tolerance, kids need to fail. Psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz spoke about why being a helicopter parent can actually harm your child when she visited me on Mondays With Marlo. Many parents seek to prevent their children from feeling any pain, but sometimes letting them learn lessons by failing can help them grow into stronger, well-adjusted adults who can stand on their own two feet.

For more, you can visit Gail's website at http://www.drgailsaltz.com and follow @DrGailSaltz on Twitter.

And for more wonderful advice on handling life's everyday dilemmas, see Gail's tips:

Dr. Gail Saltz's Mental Health, Sex And Relationship Tips
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