Bubble wrap parenting

Don’t want your kids to fail? Want to keep them safe? Want to know where your kids are every minute? Do you keep up with your kid’s grades and schoolwork to make sure it gets done?

You may be suffering from Bubble wrap parenting. Also referred to as helicopter parenting, this ailment means you shield your kids from harm. All harm including any failure whatsoever.

I hear parents say they tell me they “have” to monitor their child’s work because, guess what, they won’t get into a good college. What’s more, they start to spaz about this when kids are … Read more...