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More Than Good Enough

  A few months ago it seemed like there was a heavy focus on competition among moms.  The media loves a good conflict, and jumped at the chance to get moms talking/fighting about who works harder and various other things. It worked, for a few weeks. But then we all went back to our lives. …

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The Rise of the Helicopter Grandparent

Foster W. Cline, MD and Jim Fay first coined the term “helicopter parent” in their 1990 book, “Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility”.  Helicopter parents were listed among their “ineffective parenting strategies”. Helicopter parents are described as parents who hover over their children constantly, from the playground to first day of college (and …

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