Being Protected Is Not the Same Thing as Being Loved

Photo by Daniel Filipe Antunes Santos

As I’ve confessed before on this blog, I am a helicopter parent. It’s a sin I’ve been guilty of since day one. And though time (6 years just last week) has softened my blades, rusted my rotors, and wrought me short of fuel, you can still find me hovering with nervous intensity most of the time.

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