The return of helicopter parents

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 27 04:37:25 UTC 2012

George Thompson wrote RE: helicopter parents.     <<<I had supposed that
"helicopter parents" were so absorbed in their careers ... and only dropped
in to the child's life for special events, zooming out again afterwards.>>>
WB:  In Taiwan, Tiger Mom is the norm and greatly appreciated.  The idea of
such a parent in the U.S. seems to conjure up an ominous Orwellian world of
Big Brother?s helicopters peering into everone?s windows. But, ask you:
How different is Tiger Mom from the Jewish Mother?

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