Parenting

Why Stage Parents Push Their Kids

TIME: In the first study to experimentally investigate the phenomenon, researchers say it’s the unfulfilled ambitions of moms and dads that fuel their pushy parenting. Tigers moms and sports dads, according to the investigation published in the journal PLOS One, are trying to mitigate their own failures by living through More

When Helping Hurts

The New York Times: AMERICAN parents are more involved in our children’s lives than ever: we schedule play dates, assist with homework and even choose college courses. We know that all of this assistance has costs — depleted bank balances, constricted social lives — but we endure them happily, believing More