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Eileen Gu got into extreme sports because of an overprotective mother.Free-Skier Eileen Gu Navigates the Road to the Winter Olympics in Beijing|Charlie Campbell|January 7, 2022|Time
So instead of trying to be overprotective and close-minded, which could push Charlie away, she chooses to equip her daughter to handle different circumstances.How Balancing Being A Parent And A Friend Led To The Close-Knit Bond Between Tammy Rivera And Daughter Charlie|Victoria Uwumarogie|May 14, 2021|Essence.com
People sometimes complain that modern moms and dads are too nervous and overprotective, and that “back in our day,” parenting was a more relaxed and hands-off endeavor.Best baby monitor: How to find the right one for your family|PopSci Commerce Team|January 29, 2021|Popular-Science
Possibly like Tao Lin, Paul is the coddled favorite of a loving, overprotective mother.
A white paper sign on the wall seems to speak of overprotective modern parents and only acquired irony after the arrest.Alleged Nanny Killing, ‘Cannibal Cop,’ Present a New York Gone Mad|Michael Daly|October 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Underground Man is full of overprotective mothers who will do anything to safeguard their errant sons.
I am not only convinced that this competition is healthy, but would venture to say that overprotective mothering does more damage.