Hovering Too Close : The Ramifications of Helicopter Parenting in Higher Education

Abstract

“They are needy, overanxious and sometimes plain pesky—and schools at every level are trying to find ways to deal with them. No, not students. Parents—specifically parents of today’s ‘millennial generation’ who, many educators are discovering, can’t let their kids go.” Some parents, called “helicopter parents” for constantly hovering over their children… (More)