What are your biggest fears as a parent in today’s world?
And are you worrying about the things worth worrying about?
Fear leads many parents today to hover over their children, keeping them close at hand and/or over-programmed in structured, adult-directed activities. But are the fears behind “helicopter parenting” grounded in reality? And are other potentially greater risks overlooked in the process? From the Minneapolis/St. Paul Star Tribune, Cribsheet bloggers Kay and May join Marti and Erin for a provocative discussion of this hot topic.