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Micromanaging Kids

College Students and Their Helicopter Parents: a Recipe for Stress

Karl Gude | Posted 06.08.2014 | Parents
Karl Gude

The reality is that life unfolds at its own pace and in its own way based on factors a person can control and many that they can't.

A To-do List From a Mom Who Wants to Do Better

Erin Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents
Erin Smith

We only get one chance at this life and one of my biggest fears is getting to the end with regrets. The only way to minimize regrets is to take stock of where we currently stand in life and be willing to change, or at least slightly adjust, direction.

Why I DON'T Want My Teen To Be A 'Passionista'

J.D. Rothman | Posted 05.07.2012 | Parents
J.D. Rothman

"Stop right there," I said. "You cannot study all those things. How would that look to the admissions committees at the colleges where you're applying to four years from now? They want to see that you have just one passion, two at the most. Top candidates choose something they love in third grade and stick with it."