7 Signs You Might be Over-Parenting


By Ilana Donna Arazie, Patch


A recent book suggests that over-parenting your child could be doing more harm than good — but how do you know when you’re guilty of it?

I have an only child, which means he’s getting showered with love, attention, and support all day long. This also means that he’s getting spoiled rotten. Gulp.

There is no doubt that I have the tendency to overdo it when parenting our 3-year-old. I’ve even been guilty of massaging his feet and feeding him his favorite lunch — blueberries and pasta pesto — as he watches Netflix….more

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