Micromanaging Your Child’s Diet: Helpful or Hurtful? Detroit Jewish News

Check out our CEO + Nutritionist Stacy Goldberg’s column Eat Right Now this month in the Detroit Jewish News to learn more about how you can help..or hinder..your child.

Micromanaging children’s lives has become a widespread issue in the last 15 years. “Helicopter parenting” (HP) describes a hovering, overarching guard over a child well into his adult life. Other terms, such as the “Bubble Wrap Generation,” explain the result of extra precautions and limits put on children by their parents and how a new generation of adults might not be adequately prepared for the obstacles of life.

One study notes this parenting style stems out of the quest to appease parents’ own anxieties.” A further study revealed this anxiety transmits back to the child and counteracts the actual intention of micromanagement: to ensure strong performance in all areas of life.

Micromanaging Your Child’s Diet: Helpful or Hurtful? Check out our CEO + Nutritionist Stacy Goldberg’s column Eat Right Now this month in the Detroit Jewish News to learn more about how you can help..or hinder..your child.

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