Infographics: The Risks of Helicopter Parenting



This infographic was created by the folks at Yellowbrick, which details the consequences of the child-rearing trend of helicopter parenting.

Big Think has written many articles on this topic and they are not looking just to “helicopter the helicopter parents”, but stress the concern in shifts of how we raise our kids have resulted in a generation of young adults who lack critical thinking, self-reliance, and coping skills.

And that is not only a problem for the child when they become young adults; it is also a problem for everyone else who has to deal with their problems.

The infographic below will shed some light on all these elements, as well as offer a more basic crash course for those still unfamiliar with this troubling trend.



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