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#1 of 3 Old 09-06-2012, 06:26 AM - Thread Starter
 
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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444358404577608962638904758.html

 

 

 

"As yellow buses start heading back to school, you might notice some of them being trailed by a little line of cars. Predators? Pervs?

Nope. Parents.

"I was talking to a bunch of parents and found out they all follow the bus for the first week or so," one mother told me the other day. "I sat there thinking that I was a really bad mom because that thought had never even occurred to me!"

 

 

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"They can't seem to let go," says Natascha Santos, a school psychologist in Great Neck, N.Y., on Long Island—and she's not talking about the kids. This could be because everywhere parents turn, the advice-o-sphere keeps harping on how incredibly hard they must work to ease their child's incredibly harrowing adjustment to school."


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That's great! Couldn't read the whole thing but even the opener was funny!
 


 
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If you want to read the whole article, google:

 

When Separation Anxiety Goes Overboard site:wsj.com

 

Sorry, I didn't know how to post the proper link.
 


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