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Episode 23: Helicopter Parents



In a time when were a struggling sometimes just to get a note signed by parents and sent back to school, parents who are overly involved in their child’s day to day school life can seem like a dream come true. However, dealing with helicopter parents has its struggles as well.

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A helicopter parent can invade your classroom and take root before you even know it. They can cause anxiety in both you and their student. How do you deal with parents who hover over their child’s every move?

Dealing with helicopter parents can be tough and many times it can put you in some sticky situations. In this episode I share some of my favorite tips and strategies for dealing with helicopter parents in your own classroom.

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