This back-to-school edition of FaithLeadServe provides a unique glimpse into an emerging set of parent behaviors across our communities and schools, the “lawnmower parent” (aka “snowplows”). Is it a good thing that some of us are now “mowing” or “plowing” smooth paths ahead of our children, right down to completing some school assignments for them?
Learn the Lingo (from “Helicopters” to “Lawnmowers”)
What the Pros Think (Courtesy of Dr. Laura Choate, Psychology Today)
Lawnmowing Gone Wild (Courtesy CBS New York)
Mowing Fields at Youth Sporting Events (Courtesy of KWWL Anchor, Amanda Goodman)