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      I am very fond of the Love and Logic series. (Can't remember who they are by, though). There are helicopter parents (over protective, always hovering overhead ready to swoop to the rescue, drill sergeant parents (do it my way and do it fast), and logical parents. Illustration:

      Kid forgets lunch at home.

      Helicopter parent leaves work, rushes home to get the lunch and rushes off to school to deliver the lunch to their poor hungry baby.
      Drill sergeant parent delivers a loud and long lecture on how stupid it was to forget their lunch.

      Logical parents go on about their day, make sure Junior has a snack when they do arrive home and commiserate on how awful it is to forget your lunch and be hungry. They know that Junior won't die because they missed one meal, and that the natural consequence of stomach grumbling is likely enough to cause Junior to remember lunch from now on.

      On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 12:30 PM, maria <> wrote:

      I am reading a parenting book on Bullying,to help my son cope with

      these situations for the up-comming school year,and I have identified

      with being a over protective parent(mom)Does anyone know of any good

      books out there that can help me break this cycle,that has effected my


      Matthew 22:37 – Love the Lord your God with all
      John 13:34 – Love one another
      Matthew 28:19 – Go and make disciples

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