Sun, Nov 29 | ZOOM LINK

How To Raise An Adult

MONTHLY PARENT BOOK CLUB Limited to 20 people so that we can have a real conversation .
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How To Raise An Adult

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Nov 29, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
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About the Event

A provocative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthood

In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, on conversations with admissions officers, educators, and employers, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, their stressed-out parents, and society at large. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, especially, fears that lead to overhelping, Lythcott-Haims offers practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, resourcefulness, and inner determination necessary for success.

Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of twentysomethings--and of special value to parents of teens--this book is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence.

BOOK LINK: https://amzn.to/3142eE3 /  AUDIO BOOK LINK: https://amzn.to/3fhkbUN

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