helicopter parenting

Talking Free Range Parenting On NPR: Apparently I’m a Crap Mom For Not Letting My Kids Run Amok

No, I don't think it's cool to let kids roam in the park unsupervised for hours at a time. You can hate me now.

– Apr 28, 2015

5 Things This Mom Totally Judges Fellow Moms About

Modern moms seem to be on a kick to bring their child-rearing techniques back to the Dark Ages, and this technology-obsessed, processed-food-loving mom can’t deal with the sanctimoniousness.

– Apr 7, 2014

Kandi Burruss & Mama Joyce Make Me Grateful My Mom and Dad Practiced Hands-off Parenting

Watching Mama Joyce tear through daughter Kandi Burruss's relationships on Real Housewives of Atlanta is painful—and makes me vow not to do my daughters that way.

– Dec 10, 2013

The Tiger Mom Effect: When Immigrant Parents Think Their Childrearing Is Better Than Blacks’

I don’t know—maybe her balls were just hanging low that day. How else to explain how easily it rolled off her tongue? “You’re not like...

– Jan 14, 2011