for the kids Archive

Hover-parenting a response to judging one another, not danger to kids

Hover-parenting a response to judging one another, not danger to kids / Boing Boing Apparently judgements about why people leave their children alone are responsible for ratcheting up our perception of the dangers of letting kids do things unsupervised. Research from open-access journal Collabra shows our trend towards hover-parenting is all about moral superiority, not protecting kids. Via NPR: The more surprising …