How to Avoid Being A Helicopter Parent With Your College Age Child

On this week’s podcast host Fred Opie goes solo on the topic of parenting college age children. Opie was a college athlete, coached at the college level, and he is a parent, coach, and a college professor. He shares the detrimental problems of helicopter parents of undergraduate students and student athletes. You might be surprised at some of the things he has seen go on based on his experience as professor at three different institutions. If you want to know if you are a helicopter parent and what it’s doing to your child’s relationships with his or her roommates, professors and/or coaches listen to this podcast. Fred ends the podcast with a four question quiz that you can take to evaluate yourself. As Fred shares in his super sevens: principles for winning in life podcast, evaluation is the key to getting better. Listen to the podcast take the quiz, improve your parenting strategies, and your child’s undergraduate experience. Listen Now

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