Dear Mama Drama:
I am the mother of two girls and enjoy being active in their school. I volunteer in a variety of ways in the classroom and in the school in general.
I stay on top of the girls’ academics and social issues and step in whenever I or they have concerns. My husband has recently said that I am being a “helicopter mom.” He says I need to let the girls speak up for themselves and solve some of their issues without me stepping in. I just want to do what is best for them, but don’t want to hinder them.
How can I support them without interfering or rescuing?
~ Hovering Mama