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Helicopter Mom

This Is How Helicopter Parents Handle The Dorm Room List

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.30.2016 | Fifty

Colleges send out lists telling students what to bring to campus. This list, in the hands of a helicopter parent, is a meaningless document undoubtedl...

5 Things We Should Never Say As Parents

Kate Bryant | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Kate Bryant

It's hard enough to feel good about what we do without other people questioning how we do it. Just don't be that mom questioning another mom's motives.

Stop Blaming Helicopter Parents For Your Problems

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.08.2015 | Fifty

The expression "helicopter parent," while not a new term for those of us who protectively hover over our children with our "we can fix it for you" too...

3 Steps to Not Being a Helicopter Mom

Mandy Waysman | Posted 10.04.2016 | Parents
Mandy Waysman

I'm not sure about you, but I have a hard time deciding what category I fall into as a mom. There is the crunchy mommy, the helicopter mommy, the tiger mom, and the free range mommy, etc.

Parody Video Pokes Fun At Parents' 'Helicopter' Tendencies

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.08.2015 | Parents

The Holderness family is back with another parody video, this time paying tribute to a well-known parental archetype: "The Helicopter Parent." "Every ...

What I Learned at Kindergarten Drop-Off

Karen Cordano | Posted 03.24.2015 | Parents
Karen Cordano

He shook me off halfway to the sidewalk. "Mom. I've got this." He trotted towards the school without a backwards glance. My throat burned again as I watched him.

Dr. Phil Tells A Helicopter Mom: 'You Are Raising Lambs For The Slaughter'

Posted 12.02.2014 | Dr. Phil

Are you an overprotective parent? Dr. Phil warns you may be depriving your kids.

Why Parents Like Me Hate Camp

Malia McKinnon Frame | Posted 09.21.2014 | Parents
Malia McKinnon Frame

Please explain to me why I would pay someone to tell me that I cannot call or speak to my daughter for two weeks?

Soccer Mom, Helicopter Mom or Snow Plow Mom?

Andy Braner | Posted 06.24.2014 | Parents
Andy Braner

Parenting today has to be one of the hardest jobs on the planet. I read the back-and-forth articles between business CEO's who think stay-at-home mom...

Pilot Lessons

Lorraine Duffy Merkl | Posted 10.21.2012 | Parents
Lorraine Duffy Merkl

Sometimes I purposely make the whirring noise of rapidly spinning propellers to punctuate the fact that like many Manhattan mothers I am called a "helicopter."