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His book gives us parents a bit of hope and more importantly, encouragement to play an active role in our children’s educations without becoming helicopter parents.
And while schools — college campuses, even — are rife with horror stories of helicopter parents, the damage from this overwrought behavior is particularly jaw-dropping on the courts and playing fields.
The notorious helicopter parent pulled his son LiAngelo Ball, who was serving an indefinite suspension over theft allegations in China, out of UCLA earlier this season.
Well, two-time Masters champ Bubba Watson has some good advice for all those helicopter parents: Back off.
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