Every generation experiences new trends. The U.S. baby boom generation, which consists of nearly 80 million people, is the most connected generation of parents in history. Modern technology, such as cell phones, instant messengers, and e-mail allow us to maintain constant contact with our children.
This new phenomena has earned this generation of moms and dads the label “helicopter parents.” “Helicopter” in this phrase refers to the hovering characteristic of a helicopter. Are you a helicopter parent? Learn more about this interesting trend in the thought-provoking three-minute audio programs below.