Helicopter parenting has longterm negative consequences for adults & children. Support children's independence from a young age in lieu of helicopter parenting. Replace fear, worry and ego with trust and knowledge.
"I'm a Hummingbird Parent I hover nearby, but not over my kids. I remain distant enough to let them explore and learn to solve problems, I teach them skills, mainly by example. I zoom in only when their survival is threatened. My goal for them isn't a risk-free childhood, but a resilient life." ` beautifully said by Richard Louv
Original image by ptnphotof on Dollar Photo Club Dear Helicopter Momma….Yes, you over there lurking by my classroom window five minutes after school started, First off, I want you to know I get it. Since having my children I totally understand the overwhelming, primal urge to keep anything bad from happening to them…ever. I love...Read More »