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  • Helicopter Parenting (HP) is characterized by inappropriately high levels of parental involvement in children’s lives and actions (Cullaty, 2011)
  • HP is associated with poorer youth self-image and well-being (Lemoyne & Buchanan, 2011).
  • Motivations underlying parenting behaviors (especially child perceptions of parents motivations) can have a strong impact on a child’s experience of parenting behaviors (Camras et al., 2012).

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Presented as part of the 2019 USFSP Undergraduate Research Symposium held April 16, 2019.

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Student Perceptions of Helicopter Parenting Motivations

  • Helicopter Parenting (HP) is characterized by inappropriately high levels of parental involvement in children’s lives and actions (Cullaty, 2011)
  • HP is associated with poorer youth self-image and well-being (Lemoyne & Buchanan, 2011).
  • Motivations underlying parenting behaviors (especially child perceptions of parents motivations) can have a strong impact on a child’s experience of parenting behaviors (Camras et al., 2012).