Instead , these days, there is
an increase in number of helicopter parents .---I noticed you leave a space sometimes, between the word and punctuation mark. Make sure your periods and commas, etc. are right up against the last letter of the word or sentence.
...hovering over their children and being willing to swoop down to intervene at every setback.
The reasons for the rise in number of helicopter parents are not difficult to figure
people were impoverished ...
They do not want their lovely children having a rough time like they did,
hopes of living vicariously through their children.---Wow, great point!!
It is , therefore, hard to stay off to
the side and watch their offspring...
With the changing ideas
of having children
, most people are determined to give birth to only
one baby.---This might be true in Hong Kong, but I sure don't think it is true in general, as can be seen by the very few instances on one child families!
Undoubtedly, they will have a great ambition for their children and devote themselves
whole-heartedly to them. Therefore, these parents often take care of their children meticulously and do not see it as
It is obvious that they
want the best for their children but it seems that, in the long run, they're
probably doing more harm than good.
They will be affected on a personal basis
,---I think the word 'level' would be better here.--- and will be unable to think in an autonomous, creative manner.
They will find it hard to make friends because of the element of competitiveness that they exhibit and this will be further exacerbated by
their inability to...
A helicopter parent may have good intentions, but her interference could make her child's life
much more difficult in the long run.
A good parent should allow her children to make mistakes, to learn how to
win and lose gracefully, and develop constructive problem-solving skills.
It takes patience and it requires ---(?)--to believe that your children can do it on their own and let go sometimes.
I had to read this a few times to soak it all in, as you've made so many great points and clarified some things for me that I have been personally having issues with! I hope you're in school to be a psychotherapist, as you are intelligent, thoughtful and very insightful! Also, well spoken and a very good writer.