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The Current Crisis: Over-parenting, anxious children, and education

September 23rd, 2015
A recent interview with authors, parents and educators Julie Lythcott-Haims and Jessica Lahey revealed some alarming observations of the effects of over-parenting. If you don't want to read the entire interview, skim through some of the key quotes below, and then, leave a comment. Over-Parenting and Our Anxious Kids "Kids are anxious, afraid and risk-averse because parents are more focused on keeping their children safe, content and happy in the moment than on parenting for competence." "Our kid becomes chronologically... READ MORE

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