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Parent who lurks beneath the surface but emerges unexpectedly just at the right time.
Mike's mom won't leave him alone, she's a real helicopter parent. Unlike his dad, who gives him space unless stuff goes wrong."

"I admit, I'm a submarine parent. My job as a parent is to have fun with my daughters while letting them explore and learn natural consequences. " Silvana Clark
by TTZman October 06, 2015
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