All Blog Posts Tagged 'helicopter' (6)

Putting the landing gear on helicopter parents

Are you a cheerleader or a coach?



When our children are little, we are their cheerleaders, praising them for their efforts to learn new skills and to try again when they don't succeed the first time.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on August 5, 2015 at 6:06am — No Comments

World's Worst Mom Free Range Kids | Lenore Skenazy | MomCave LIVE | Ep 36 | Giveaway

Lenore Skenazy has was called the "World's Worst Mom" after she wrote an editorial about letting her 9 year old take the NYC subway alone. She has a new TV show on Discovery Life called "World's Worst Mom" and is the author of Free Range Kids.

Enter giveaway here:…

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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on March 1, 2015 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Can We Be Too Present?

As mothers we are always wondering if we are present enough in our children’s lives. Lately, I have actually pondered if it’s possible to be too present???

As a stay-at-home mother (who works from home), I take my “job” very seriously and put 110% into parenting my children (and my husband).  I make sure I am involved in their school and know their teachers well, drop them off and pick them up every day, know who their friends are, invest the time to tailor…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on February 12, 2014 at 9:11pm — No Comments

Angelina Jolie Meets Mayim Bialik

It's impossible not to bump up against these articles on helicopter parents, hovering parents, attached by the boob parents, you get the idea.  It seems to have turned into it's own cottage industry with celebrities; some write books like Mayim Bialik (I don't know who that is but she seems to…

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Added by Rhonda Talbot on December 11, 2012 at 11:49pm — No Comments

Defiant Children and Natural Consequences

It was a snowy morning at the bus stop, and the grass was wet and icy. So I told the kids to stay out of the grass and stand on the street so their shoes wouldn't get wet. For reasons I will never understand, Miles decided to take this directive as a challenge. He looked right at me…

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Added by Momniscient on December 19, 2010 at 3:15pm — No Comments

The Staycation is the new...

Well, I was going to say the new destination of choice. However let’s face it that would be ridiculous and simply not true.…

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Added by Max Cat on August 14, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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