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How to Raise an Adult

Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

By Julie Lythcott-Haims
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How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims

How to Raise an Adult (2015) reveals the ways in which the most common parenting method today, helicopter parenting, is doing more harm than good, both for parents and kids. These blinks outline a better way to parent – one that actually raises children to become truly independent adults.

  • Parents who want to raise stronger and more independent children
  • Parents who don’t want to give up their whole life just to raise their kids
  • New and expecting parents

Julie Lythcott-Haims served as Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising at Stanford University, and has spoken and written widely on helicopter parenting. She is also a poet and a playwright.


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