Quote Originally Posted by Clementine Grace View Post
I think sometimes, different paths lead people to become parents and that might impact on whether they are a "helicopter" parent and that can be hard to change. My first son was on the back of a hard road of ttc and recurrent miscarriages, so I'll probably always hover over him because I came so close to not having him. I'm probably too over protective and I wouldn't let him walk to school at 9 years old, but is just the way I am.
By this definition, wouldn't Carrie Bickmore also be over protective, given her son is half of her much loved deceased first husband?
I think personality plays a much bigger part in a person's parenting decisions than how easily the child was conceived.