In light of the college admissions bribery scandal, there is talk of a new type of parenting that started in the 2000s.
Called Snowplow or Lawnmower parents, they’re identified as parents who will go to any length to remove obstacles, frustration and defeat from their kids’ lives when they become adults.
A New York Times and Morning Consult poll looked at parents of young people ages 18 to 28.
Here’s what they found:
Those opposed to this style of parenting say it makes kids ill-equipped to handle things on their own.