So popular has helicopter parenting become that people from all walks of life are trying their hands at it. To close out 2017, Lenore Skenazy shares 10 of her favorities. Here are three:
8. NEW “BUDDY SYSTEM” REQUIRES A BUDDY FOR THE BUDDY
A mom reports that at her daughter’s Y Camp over the summer, the girls were told they had to take two buddies with them anywhere they went, including from the pool to the lockerroom. “My daughter complained that she nearly had to pee in the pool because she couldn’t find two other girls to go to the locker room with her,” one mother said. Worse, if they had to go to the bathroom at night, they had to wake two buddies AND a counselor.
9. FATHER ASSUMED TO BE TRAFFICKER
A dad returning from Mexico with his 3-year-old daughter was suspected of sex trafficking her, despiteThis post was originally published on this site