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Jan 18, 2018

On today’s podcast, we talk about the increasingly common practice of overprotective parenting, commonly known as helicopter parenting.

We look at how this style of parenting affects our kids and consider the misinformation that we are living in a more dangerous time than past generations.

For more information about the show, visit http://ignorantparenting.com

Written and Hosted by Chris Egan

Music by The Salesman

 

Resources:

[https://www.cpsc.gov/s3fs-public/325.pdf

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/04/hey-parents-leave-those-kids-alone/358631/

http://healthland.time.com/2013/02/22/hover-no-more-helicopter-parents-may-breed-depression-and-incompetence-in-their-children/

Free Range Kids by Lenore Skenazy

(Today show clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkRQE011vNY)

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/04/hey-parents-leave-those-kids-alone/358631/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22947972?report=abstract

http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/08/health/child-mortality-rates-by-country-study-intl/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/childinjury/infographic.html

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1985-01-15/news/8501030815_1_slide-boy-tornado

https://www.workingmother.com/5-ways-scandinavian-moms-have-hacked-parenting#page-3

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/04/14/theres-never-been-a-safer-time-to-be-a-kid-in-america/?utm_term=.0d60346ee5ca

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/when-your-adult-child-breaks-your-heart/201701/the-effects-helicopter-parenting

http://www.ahaparenting.com/parenting-tools/positive-discipline/strict-parenting

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensationalism

 

Stories:

5 Kids 1 Condo

http://5kids1condo.com/very-superstitious-how-fact-free-parenting-policies-rob-our-kids-of-independence/

5 Kids 1 Condo GoFundMe page:

https://www.gofundme.com/Let-Responsible-Kids-Take-Transit

https://www.local10.com/education/girl-suspended-from-middle-school-for-cutting-peach-with-child-butter-knife

https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/7l1zsm/what_is_the_worst_case_of_helicopter_parenting/

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