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How to Avoid Pitfalls of Overparenting

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: How do you know if you're overparenting?
Air Date: 1/7/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: George Glass, MD
Goerge Glass George Glass, M.D., P.A., is a Board Certified psychiatrist, addictionologist and forensic psychiatric expert who has been practicing in the Houston, TX, area for over 35 years. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and Northwestern University Medical School, and completed his psychiatry training at the Yale University Medical School. He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at two Houston medical schools.
  • Book Title: The Overparenting Epidemic: Why Helicopter Parenting Is Bad for Your Kids . . . and Dangerous for You, Too!
How to Avoid Pitfalls of Overparenting
Society is full of blended families, with less than 50 percent of children now growing up with both biological parents in the same household.

Making the transition to more family members and a partner that isn't their parent can seem easier said than done.

More than likely your child is hurt, which can cause them to act out and you to overparent.

Unfortunately, overparenting can backfire. How can you help blend your family while avoiding the pitfalls of overparenting?

Listen in as George Glass, MD, shares why overparenting can backfire and some tips to avoid it.

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