A parent who is overly involved in the life of their child. Then tend to hover over their every movement and decision. Often times they take control and do tasks on their behalf. They also enjoy broadcasting the details and events of their child's life to anyone who will listen. Helicopter Parents do not ease up with age, in fact as the child grows up the tighter their grasp becomes.
"Are you sure that's a good idea?"
"Where are you going, what are you doing, where is your life
would never do something like that."
"Oh, I just have to tell
you what my daughter
"Can I come too?"
"I wish Laura would shut up and stop talking about her daughter - what a helicopter parent."