62 GoodLifeFamilyMag.com NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2018 The Dangers & Damage of the By Dean Beckloff, Ph.D. | Contributor Out of deep devotion, parents can go askew in their desire to be there for their children and to assist them toward success in life. On the other hand, some are completely hands-off. The balance is so very hard to achieve – but achieve it we must if we are going to raise healthy, independent kids who become healthy, independent adults. Lawnmower Parent