According to Carolyn Carter of Helicoptermamma.org, Helicopter Moms have an innate desire to control. Their initial instinct is to protect their children and keep them safe. The term "helicopter parent" was originally coined by Foster W. Cline, M.D. and Jim Fay, in their 1990 book entitled, "Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility"
Helicoptermamma.org is a personal blog, which gives the reader a glimpse inside the life of an Extreme Helicopter Mom. The blog chronicles Carolyn’s personal struggles as a loving yet overbearing, overprotecting mother. Helicoptermamma.org is a place where all Moms can share their personal struggles as self-confessed Helicopter Moms. The site offers a range of articles, a daily blog, contests, free giveaways and much more.