Can being a helicopter parent cause stress for the children being hovered over? According to researchers, the answer is yes. Helicopter parenting can cause anxiety and stress for both the parents and the children.
To help alleviate this stress, implement the following tips on how NOT to be a helicopter parent:
- Have the mindset of raising young people to be secure yet empowered to have wings.
- Realize that every time you do something that a young person can do, you are depriving that person of taking responsibility and developing positive self-esteem.
- Understand that if you want a young person to be mature, you must ask yourself if what you are doing is in the young person’s best interest or is