• Have you ever intervened with a teacher for your child’s grade?
• Have you run forgotten lunches or homework to school for your child?
• Do you take an active role in choosing your child’s activities—or friends?
• Do you talk to, or text, your college-age child every day?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be a helicopter parent.
On the other hand, you may just be a good parent.
That’s really the crux of the problem: when does helping stop being helpful? …