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The real reason behind the rise of helicopter parenting

20.02.2019

Jenny Anderson - Quartz, 14 February 2019.

So why do so many seemingly sane people get over-involved with their kids? The answer is not that parents have collectively come unhinged, according to the new book Love, Money and Parenting: How Economics Explains the Way We Raise Our Kids. Rather, parents today are rational economic actors responding to an increasingly unhinged environment.