Parents are going to ludicrous lengths to take the bumps out of life for their children. Parental hyper-concern has the net effect of making kids more fragile; that may be why they're breaking down in record numbers.
In her book, "A Nation of Wimps‚ÄĚ - the high cost of invasive parenting, Hara Estroff Marano makes the case that all this coddling may be having very dire consequences.
Hara is the editor at large for Psychology Today.
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