Have you heard of helicopter parents?

You know the sort of behaviour. It’s parents who can’t stop organising their offspring’s lives right through childhood and teenage years and who keep swooping in to solve problems even after those children become adults. Extreme cases even interfere with job interviews.

Helicopter parents find it hard to let their children take risks, make their own mistakes and live their own lives.

And that’s exactly what helicopter children do with elderly parents. Read More →