This is another link in the vein of “Poor fat people”. This time the article (well written, phychology today, all very good) is about the overprotective nature of modern parents.
A nation of wimps is a long but very interesting read and kinda makes me appreciate how good my parents have been at bringing me up, even if they may not think that themselves
It also points out several things that I’ve often thought of as being ‘bad ideas’, like taking that crap picture done by ‘johnny junior’ and putting it with an exaggerated and false air of pride on the front of the refridgerator. (with magnets of course).
Children need to make their own mistakes and parents need to give them the space to do that.