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Helicopter parents and ‘hothouse children’ — exploring the high stakes of family dynamics

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The phenomenon of helicopter parenting most often occurs in middle- to upper-class families where stakes are high for parents to be able to show off their children’s success. Her research, which focuses on young adults 18- to 24- years-old, indicates that high helicopter parenting leads to ‘low mastery, self-regulation and social competence.’

Source: sciencedaily.com

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