Are ALL Parents Helicopter Parents?
Disputing a review of of “How to Raise an Adult,” by Julie-Lythcott-Haims
"The basic joy of seeing our children succeed and thrive is undeniable...." July 12, 2015
(Please page down when you get to the webpage)
Parental anxiety is peaking today because of the hypercompetition in our children's world. So parents are constantly faced with this dilemma: you don't want to apply pressure -- yet what might happen to your child if she doesn't take Soccer for Toddlers – or that extra SAT prep course? Instead of critically shaking our fingers at parents,Pressured Parents, Stressed-out Kids show them how to relieve that pressure, by staying highly involved with their children, while encouraging their autonomy. That in turn will allow the child's intrinsic motivation to flourish, leading to high achievement.
Praise for Pressured Parents, Stressed-out Kids :