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May 14, 2019
Category: Parenting
Tags: parenting   college   Helping   Over-Helping  

Are You Over-Helping Your College-Bound Teen?

Are You Over-Helping Your College-Bound Teen?

By: Hansa Bhargava, MD, FAAP

In light of the recent college admissions scandal, this article is a must-read for parents of children who will be applying to college in the near future—and food for thought for parents of kids of all ages and stages. It helps parents see that when they over-help by removing obstacles or challenges on life's path, they are only hurting their child in the long-run. The article also provides tips on how to truly guide children through difficulties and disappointments. Read the full article in English or Spanish