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Helping or Hovering? When 'Helicopter Parenting' Backfires

May 26, 2013 / NBC News

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According to NBC News Health, helicopter parenting could backfire and leave kids feeling insecure and incapable rather than supported or empowered:

As the first generation of overparented kids continues to graduate into the world, a slew of studies, including Segrin’s, now show that youngsters whose parents intervene inappropriately -- offering advice, removing obstacles and solving problems that kids should tackle themselves -- actually wind up as anxious, narcissistic young adults who have trouble coping with the demands of life.

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