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Parenting on the Edge: Daddy Needs a Drink

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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A teacher and his students. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

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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