Personal Narrative: Helicopter Parent

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When I returned back home, my next-door neighbor considered sending her children to basketball camp after seeing the positive impact it had on me. She didn’t think she could part with her children, even for a week. She is a highly overprotective parent and I don’t believe she would feel comfortable sending her children away, even for a week. She still walks her son to the bus stop, who is in the fifth grade. I see her watching from her porch while her son walks to a neighbor’s house two doors away for his weekly piano lesson. Some might call her a “helicopter parent.” I believe that her son and could benefit from basketball camp the way that I did. Five years later and it was my sixth year at camp, and my first as a counselor. On the first
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