The Madeleine Brand Show for October 4, 2010

Parenting on the Edge: Daddy Needs a Drink

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A teacher and his students.

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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