When a college freshman received a C- on her first test, she literally had a meltdown in class. Sobbing, she texted her mother who called back, demanding to talk to the professor immediately (he, of course, declined).
The terms "Helipcopter Parents" and "Hovering Parents" are relevant here. Important questions parents need to ask: "At what age do I pull back?" "What things can/should my child handle?" "How can I teach my child advocacy skills?"
The Hunger Games phenomenon is giving the ancient sport of archery a lift into the limelight ... and archery companies a huge boost in business.
"individual memberships in USA Archery, the sport’s national governing body, have soared 48 percent since the first Hunger Games movie came out last year, with youth participation in the national championships up by more than a third."