The Results of Helicopter Parenting?

December 18, 2015 – 9:56 am

Broken EggsI have suspected that the increase in the “helicopter” parenting methodology and the decrease in holding children accountable for their actions was going to have an impact on our culture.  If you couple that is the “everyone gets a trophy” crowd so we can protect our children from ever experiencing the joy of accomplishing a goal and the lessons that are learned from failure, I thought we might be raising a generation that is ill-equipped to handle the challenges of life.

In this Psychology Today article, Dr. Peter Gray discusses the impact that the current generation of children are having on our institutions of higher learning.  This is must reading for anyone that is a parent, an educator or a university law enforcement officer.

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