Blog Posts - Helicopter Parenting



Helicopter Parenting Heading for a Crash

By: Dyan Eybergen RNAs the proverbial pendulum swings, so does that of recommended parenting styles. We have been through the age of the disciplinarian model; turn 360 degrees and a child-centered approach focusing on attachment was the flavour of a...
by Notes on Parenting on Jan 12, 2016

The Further Criminalization of Your Parental Choices

Danielle and Alexander Meitiv were recently investigated by the police and child welfare for allowing their two children, aged 10 and 6, to walk home from the park without them.  The walk is approximately one mile in length.  A person, who...
by just a conservative girl on Mar 6, 2015

Millennial Issues #1: Helicopter Parenting (Get Away from da Chopper!)

I like the the Millennial generation. Mostly, because I'm part of it. Oh, wait? Did that sound conceited? Sorry, let me rephrase that: I like being a part of my generation. After all, Being a Millennial has its perks. Notably, that we're called...
by The Passion of the Fret on Aug 26, 2014

Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes Offers Advice, Recipes

I was given an ebook recently called Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes by Richard Melnick. The divorced father of 2 boys, Melnick has much to say about parenting. I found several bits of advice that all parents could use. When […]Be the first t...
by Earnest Parenting on Apr 20, 2014

My Brilliant and Gifted 28-Year-Old Lives in My Basement

Another Blogger and radio host Matt Walsh received a letter from a listener.  It was from a father that feels that Matt is a "right winged extremist" for thinking his children should do chores, and eventually get a job when they are te...
by just a conservative girl on Jul 26, 2013

WHOSE LIVES ARE WE LIVING? Practicing helicopter parenting or facilitating life learning

These are times of confusion and polarization regarding what sort of parenting children need. And life learning parents seem to be an easy target of [...] The post WHOSE LIVES ARE WE LIVING? Practicing helicopter parenting or facilitating life learni...
by The Mindful Word on May 23, 2013

Over Parenting our Way to Demise

I have long felt that as a society we have lost our way.  I also truly believe that a great deal of this is about parenting.  We over parent our children to the point that they feel they are owed something.  A friend is a nursery schoo...
by just a conservative girl on May 3, 2013

Helicopter Parents: An Overprotective Parenting Style

(Written by Mel Dawson) Some people will dislike the idea that they are over-parenting. However, some moms and dads are so protective of their kids as to deserve being called helicopter parents. Such overprotective parents try to manage every aspect...
by ParentingInformer on Jan 7, 2013

Helicopter Parents: An Overprotective Parenting Style

(Written by Mel Dawson) Some people will dislike the idea that they are over-parenting. However, some moms and dads are so protective of their kids as to deserve being called helicopter parents. Such overprotective parents try to manage every aspect...
by ParentingInformer on Jan 7, 2013

The Dangers Of Helicopter Parenting

While helicopter parents believe they’re doing the right thing, they actually tend to negatively affect their children’s development in several ways.
by Loving Your Child on Jun 2, 2012


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