How Not to Be a Helicopter Parent: Volunteer

The New York Times

August 12, 2012


A recent New York Times article described a new ad campaign by the Children’s Defense Fund, titled Be Careful What You Cut. (In the interest of full disclosure and bragging rights: one of my children is now a lawyer for the fund.) One ad shows a photo of a tattooed man in prison, with the face of a young boy, and a dotted cut-out line around that face. The message: don’t cut the kids out of the budget.
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