Helicopter Parenting…Please Stop It!
**Warning…I will be veering from my usual sarcastic blogging style in the form of a much needed rant!***
I was perusing the NY Post online, as I do every morning, and came across an article that made me cringe in disbelief. Rich parents in NYC are hiring “play date consultants” to teach their children how to “play better” for private school admissions. These parents are actually paying these “consultants” $400 an hour to teach their children how to play andsocialize “correctly”!!! The article states the following:
*Rheault’s pricey play dates involve groups of three to five 4-year-olds playing in a room. The experts closely monitor how the kids share crayons, color, follow directions in Simon Says, and hold a pencil.
*Experts said that kids may need the play-date tutoring because their young lives have become so regimented, with classes in subjects like Mandarin and violin, that they…
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