"When you head off to camp, your parents will want to see some separation anxiety."
Tags:child, kid, kids, childhood, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, camp, going to camp, separation anxiety, lunch time, lunch times, lunch break, lunch breaks, recess, camps, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, overparent, overparenting, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, over-protective, overprotective, over protective, anxiety disorder, anxiety disorders, childhood anxiety disorder, childhood anxiety disorders, pander, pandering, gratify, gratifying, comfort, comforting, attachment, attachment issues, attachment issue
"Are you the young man that bit my daughter?"
Tags:daughter, daughters, parent, parents, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, parent, parents, parenting, mothering, overprotective, over-protective, protective, schoolyard, schoolyards, bully, bullies, bullying, bite, bites, biting, bitten, fight, fights, fighting, preschool, pre-school, kindergarten, kindergartener, kindergarteners
"My mom makes me wear it."
Tags:safe, safety, safely, helmet, helmets, double, unnecessary, parent, parents, sport, sports, football, footballer, footballers, american, american football, american footballer, american footballers, mother, mothers, mom, moms, extra safe, safest, concern, concerned, worried, worry, protective, protect, protected, overprotective, overprotected
"Too late. I already put the TV to bed."
"So, when he says, 'What a good boy am I,' Jack is really reinforcing his self-esteem."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, son, sons, boy, boys, book, books, literature, bedtime, storytime, story time, reading to children, reading to kids, mother goose, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, rhyme, rhymes, little jack horner, children's story, children's stories, what a good boy am i, self-esteem, self-confidence, reinforcing, therapy, therapist, therapists, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counseling, counselling, mental health, self-help, psychobabble, psycho-babble, modern life, modern parents, modern parenting, modern parenthood, millennial, millennials, raising kids, raising children, emotions, feelings, mollycoddling, coddling, overprotective
"One is a sham bag for my parents to confiscate."
Tags:sham, shams, halloween, halloween candy, candy, candies, sweet tooth, parent, parents, overprotective, overprotect, overprotecting, deception, deceptions, deceive, deceives, confiscate, confiscates, confiscating, prank, pranks, prankster, pranksters, punish, punishes, health nut, health nuts, healthy living, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, father, fathers, candy lover, candy lovers, sweets, sugar addict, sugar addicts
No Immediate Danger
"The sandbox is safe, and it's even safer without the sand."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, play, playing, safety, safe, safer, overprotective, protection, protect, protective, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, sandbox, sandboxes, sand, modern parenting, modern parent, modern parents, modern life
"Of course I'm allowed to jump on the bed as long as I'm wearing my bed-jumping helmet."
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, growing up, child rearing, kid, kids, child, childhood, upbringing, upbringings, overparent, overparenting, overprotective, overprotectiveness, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, modern parent, modern parents, modern parenting, jumping on the bed, helmet, helmets, health and safety
25¢ Ride the Pony
Tags:carnival attraction, carnival attractions, fairground attraction, fairground attractions, fair ride, fair rides, carnival ride, carnival rides, amusement park, amusement parks, children's ride, children's rides, kid, kids, mother, mothers, vending machine, vending machines, bucking horse, bucking horses, rodeo, rodeos, cowboy, cowboys, pony, ponies, horse, horses, health and safety, overprotective, mother, mothers, mom, moms, mum, mums, overprotectiveness, over-protectiveness
"Personally, I wouldn't have a problem with a nanny state."
Tags:nanny, nannies, nanny state, nannies, mother, mothers, mom, moms, mum, mums, single mother, single mothers, single parent, single parents, overprotective, overprotected, park, parks, walk in the park, walks in the park, walking in the park, overworked, stroller, strollers, twin, twins, twin babies, twin children, extra help, government control, conservative, conservatives, liberal, liberals, socialist, socialists, socialism, socialist takeover, revolution, revolutions, political revolution, political revolutions
"Use the back door from now on, kids. That's where I've installed our new metal detector."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, back door, back doors, front door, front doors, protection, security, safety, metal detector, metal detectors, screening, screenings, technology, weapon, weapons, firearm, firearms, gun, guns, gun control, firearms regulation, gun violence, gun crime, shooting, shootings, violence, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, helicopter mom, helicopter moms, overprotective, modern life
"Deploy countermeasures, for crying out loud! Oy, you're just like your father but lazier."
Tags:mother, mothers, mom, moms, mum, mums, overbearing, overprotective, backseat driver, backseat drivers, jewish mother, jewish mothers, jewish mom, jewish moms, passive aggressive, stereotype, stereotypes, stereotyping, pilot, pilots, navy, fighter, fighters, fighter jet, fighter jets, boss, bossy, know-it-all, son, sons, shpasik, jtoons
"Your mom is a little overprotective, isn't she?"
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, modern life, modern family, modern families, modern parent, modern parents, modern parenting, modern parenthood, modern motherhood, overprotective, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, lifeguard, lifeguards, pool, pools, water safety, pool safety, kiddie pool, kiddie pools, wading pool, wading pools, protect, protective, protection, safety, swimming, swimmer, swimmers
"Of course he can walk, but why should he?"
Tags:mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, kid, kids, child, children, childhood, toddler, toddlers, babying, overparenting, coddle, coddling, overprotective, judgement, judging, criticise, criticize, critical, mind your own business, boy, boys, women, woman, pampered, spoiled, spoiled brat
"Daughter complained about your tactics last night, so I'm referring tonight."
Tags:outdated, vintage, sexually harass, sexually harassed, sexual harassments, tactic, tactics, chaperone, chaperones, ref, refs, referee, referees, refereeing, overprotective, overprotectiveness, dad, dads, father, fathers, date, dates, boyfriend, boyfriends, over-protectiveness, courting, courtship, courtships, dating etiquette
"We already have a state of the art security system. Why do we need a house detective?"
The Runaway Bunny
Tags:move out, moves out, moving out, move, moves, overprotective, overprotective parent, overprotective parents, parent, parents, parenting, kid, kids, adult child, modern life, modern times, modern family, modern families, grow up, grows up, growing up, out of state, moves out of state, moving out of state, mom, moms, mother, mothers, mommy, mommies, parent, parents, parenting
"Say something pompous!"
Tags:interview, interviewing, interviews, going to interview, suit, suits, clothes, clothing, men's clothes, men cloths, businessman, business man, businessmen, business men, business person, businessperson, businesspeople, business people, new clothes, new suits, new suit, parenting, parenthood, pompous, pomposity, pretentious, pretentious, prep, preppy, prepare, preparation, privilege, privileged, white male privilege, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, interview preparation, mollycoddle, mollycoddled, overparent, overprotective, stuck up, stuck-up, smug, first impression, first impressions
"Now he expects to come in whenever there's a cold snap."
Tags:horse, horses, cold snap, cold snaps, weather, cold weather, bad weather, spoilt, expectation, expectations, unrealistic expectations, breaking and entering, pony, ponies, pet, pets, care giver, care givers, caregiver, caregivers, horse owner, horse owners, hillbilly, hillbillies, farm, farmers, farmer, farms, ranch, cattle ranch, cattle ranches, ranches, west, western, wild west, couple, couples, elderly couples, elderly couple, mollycoddle, mollycoddled, overprotective, over-protective, over protective
"If anything happens, Janice, I love you."
Tags:plane flight, plane flights, phobia, phobias, phobic, air travel, fear of flying, fear of flight, flight phobia, flying phobia, aviophobia, aerophobia, amusement park, amusement parks, ride, rides, riding, carnival, carnivals, nervous, nervousness, anxious, anxiety, anxieties, overprotective, overprotection, overprotect, overprotects, overprotecting, paranoid, paranoia, hover, hovers, hovering, parent, parents, parenting
"But none of the other CEOs wear helmets, Mom."
Tags:ceo, c.e.o, ceos, c.e.o.s, chief executive officer, chief executive officers, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, overprotective, overprotective mom, overprotective moms, overprotective mum, overprotective mums, overprotective mother, overprotective mothers, mommy's boys, mommys boys, helmet, helmets, bike helmet, bike helmets
"Mom's got our iPhones tracked. She'll come to us."
Tags:cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, smartphone, smartphones, gadget, gadgets, gadgetry, tracker, trackers, tracking, cellphone tracking, mobile tracking, tracking app, tracking apps, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, overprotective, over-protective, over-protectiveness
Nanny State at the UN