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Does your high-speed crawler need a helmet?

Given the lengths so-called helicopter parents will go to protect their children, one would think an actual helicopter blade is hurling toward their sheltered offspring. I suspect the stress caused by parents’ fears might harm kids more than the occasional stitch-wo …
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Children Of Undocumented Parents May Be At Higher Developmental Risk

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

Undocumented people live in a shadowy world of high fear and stress -- fear of deportation and stress brought on lack of economic, linguistic and educational resources. And of course if they are parents their worries trickle down to... Read Post

Parental Stress Influences Children's Obesity

Health : Medical News Today (last year)

A high number of stressors in parents can cause a greater likelihood of children with obesity. Additionally, when parents feel stressed, their children consume fast food more frequently, in contrast to children whose parents are les... Read Post

Children Being Harmed Through Lack Of Free Play

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

Hovering helicopter parents who restrict their kids' unstructured play may actually harm, rather than help, children according to the latest issue of the American Journal of Play, a scholarly journal which has gathered a distinguish... Read Post


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