Are parents going too far to protect their children from disappointment?
Parents are going to ludicrous lengths to take the bumps out of life for
their children. However, parental hyperconcern has the net effect of making
kids more fragile; that may be why they're breaking down in record
numbers. This article discusses the possibility that many American parents
are going overboard to cater to their children, creating something some
are calling the Fragility Factor.
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