FSU: Helicopter Parents – hovering may have an effect as kids transition to adulthood

FSU: Helicopter Parents – hovering may have an effect as kids transition to adulthood

FSU: Helicopter Parents – hovering may have an effect as kids transition to adulthood

As thousands of young adults prepare to leave the nest and attend college for the first time, parents may want to examine whether they are kind and supportive or hovering into helicopter parent territory.

Parental involvement is crucial to a child’s development into an adult, but Florida State University researchers are finding that crossing the line between supportive and too involved could indirectly lead to issues such as depression and anxiety for young adults.

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