When society comes up with new labels for people by describing their behavior, it's sometimes not clever at all. I really like this one though, referring to parents who "hover" over their children. And I am not talking about 3 year olds...or even 16 year olds. I am talking about going out into the big bad world 20-somethings. This has been a subject at MND. Here are the links:
Are Parents Killing Their Kids' Careers?
‘Helicopter parents’ hover over kids’ job search
What kind of parents will we be?