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Metaphorical term for parents who overprotect their children. Everything is too dangerous for them, their children aren't allowed to participate in active sports or outdoor activities at all.
Camp Manager: You may want to have a word with Mdm. Lee, she checks on her son every 2 hours and that's against camp policy.
Camp Counsellor: Oh him.He's got cotton wool parents. I've had enough of those.
Camp Manager: Short of banning her from the campsite, is there anything else we could do?
by bbbobbb March 25, 2007

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