09 February 2016

Ex-dean explains why helicopter parenting is ruining a generation

While I like to focus on the positive over the negative, this article discusses a serious topic that I have seen myself when I used to recruit for the Faculty of Human Ecology at the University of Manitoba. But to stay positive, here is a helpful quote from the article.
And how can parents help their children become self-sufficient? Teach them the skills they’ll need in real life, and give them enough leash to practice those skills on their own... And have them do chores. “Chores build a sense of accountability. They build life skills and a work ethic.” 
Read the full article here.