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Are Today’s Parents Too Overprotective?

Between kids being over-scheduled with structured activities and sports and those who stay inside on their social media all day, kids aren’t able to learn the valuable lessons that come automatically by exploring the world independently.

In this article, Michael Ungar discusses how despite the world being safer than ever, that parents insist on “bubble wrapping” their children. Ungar posits that it’s not enough to tell parents that over-protecting their child is unnecessary, but that parents have to realize that over-protection actually setting their child at a disadvantage.

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