It's only natural for parents to be pretty closely involved in their kids' lives. In fact, it would be a bit strange if they weren't. But we're guessing that you know a few parents who are a little too involved. Or maybe you had parents like that. Or maybe you are a helicopter parent. If that's true, then maybe it's time to take a deep breath and a step back. As it turns out, children with hovering parents often have a difficult time with some important life skills.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas July 10, 2018
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