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Parenting on the Edge: Daddy Needs a Drink




A teacher and his students.
A teacher and his students.
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We've talked before about helicopter parents, the phenomena of super attentive parenting. Today for our "Parenting on the Edge" segment, we're going to look at it from another perspective -- the teacher's.

Joining Madeleine is Robert Wilder, a high school English teacher in Santa Fe, New Mexico, a parent of two, and author of the book Daddy Needs a Drink.

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