Posts Tagged: adjustment

Quiz: Are you a Helicopter Parent?

by Dr. Marian Fritzemeier, Ed.D. ©2013 “Helicopter parents can be identified by their tendency to hover close to their child, ready to come to the rescue at the first sign of difficulty or disappointment,” explains Indiana University psychologist, Chris Meno. (1) She counsels “over-parented” college students on gaining independence. “Helicopter parents can be identified by…

Back to School & Sleep

by Dr. Marian Fritzemeier, Ed.D. © 2013 Ahhhh, summer vacation. Swimming, camping, amusement parks, and later bed times for children. But school is just around the corner. How can parents help get their children’s sleep back on schedule so they’re not tired when school starts and the alarm goes off way earlier than in the…