Lighthouse vs. Helicopter Parenting

Essentially, when we remove all risks from our kids’ lives, we may do more long-term harm than the risk itself. ~Tim Elmore

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Sometimes I come across an article that is so good I just have to share it.  I’d never heard the term “lighthouse parenting” before, but author and speaker Tim Elmore makes a great case for it in this Focus on the Family article:

From Helicopter Parent to Lighthouse Parent 

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1 Comment

  1. Thank you for sharing this. What a wonderful title to have as a parent. In reading the article feel much better about my role in my teen and adult children’s lives. This restores some grace to parenthood.

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