Marry Him Author Lori Gottlieb Has Surprisingly Sane Take On Parenting

Lori Gottlieb wrote possibly the worst book about marriage of this young millennium. Now she's set her sights on parenting — and what she has to say is surprisingly non-terrible. » 6/14/11 3:32pm 6/14/11 3:32pm

Science Proves That "Helicopter Parents" Ruin Kids

To all those who worried that today's "helicopter parents" would produce a generation of soft scaredy-cats incapable of doing things for themselves: you're totally right! At least according to one study. » 6/03/10 2:00pm 6/03/10 2:00pm

Beware The Mumzilla! Helicopter Moms Snark, Snipe

"I had just been kicked in the teeth by a Mumzilla," writes Jojo Moyes, and so begins a tale of schoolyard bullying in which both villains and victims are moms, not kids. » 5/28/10 9:30am 5/28/10 9:30am

His Name Is Luca: When Over-Parenting Becomes Child Abuse

The mother and grandparents of an Italian boy are being charged with child abuse for their smothering, overprotective love, drawing attention to the problem of overinvolved parents in Italy and elsewhere. » 10/21/09 9:30am 10/21/09 9:30am