What kind of parent are you? Are you a “hands off parent?” Or perhaps you are at the other end of the extreme – dare I say an “overprotective parent”? Or are you somewhere in between?
The press is filled with criticisms of overbearing parents who are ‘spoiling’ their children. The term often bandied around is "helicopter" parenting. Then there are the ‘tiger mothers’ who are said to push their children to achieve high standards. At the other end of the extreme there are the group called “free range” parents who are advocates for more hands-off parenting.Read More