A lot of things bug me about helicopter parents. I could probably write a whole book about it. But I’ll keep it basic today: I hate how they step in to the middle of every single interaction their child is having that could ever, POSSIBLY, become negative. Thereby never giving their child a chance to work something out for herself.
Actually, you know what, I don’t really care about their child. (OK, I do, all children matter, but you know what I mean.) What I really care about is that it means Adeline never has a chance to learn about negotiating, problem-solving, and other important interpersonal skills.
Read more about my thoughts on this here – my second post for the Huff Post!!