Helicopter Parents Freak Out As Kids Go Off To Camp
You know something is wrong when parents are loosing it excessively when their children go to summer camp. Usually homesickness is the issue. Kids miss their familiar surrounding and want to go home, but the tables have been turned. More parents are beginning to develop “kidsickness”.
These aren’t your garden variety parents either. Kidsickness is striking the species known as Helicopter Parents. The ones that are overly involved in their kids life, being overprotective and helping out just a little too much. With the source of all their activity taken away, they go into a kind of kid withdrawal. Compensating by checking the camps website obsessively for updates on the little one’s lives.