Join HOS, Lauren Miller on Monday evenings as we discuss the fall book club book “How to Raise and Adult”
A New York Times best-seller.
Drawing on research, on conversations with admissions officers, educators, and employers, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean, Julie highlights the ways in which over-parenting harms children, their stressed-out parents, and society at large.
While empathizing with the parental hopes and, especially, fears that lead to over-helping, Julie offers practical strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, resourcefulness, and inner determination necessary for success.
Monday 10/4 at 6:00 p.m.
Introduction and Part 1: What are we doing now
Chapters 1-5 (pages 1-74)
Monday 10/11 at 6:00 p.m.
Part 2: Why we must stop over-parenting
Chapters 6-11 (pages 77-139)
Monday 10/25 at 6:00 p.m.
Part 3: Another Way
Chapters 12-17 (pages 143-227)
Monday 11/1 at 6:00 p.m.
Part 4: Chapters 18-End
Conclusion (pages 228-305)
Announcement of Nov/Dec Book Club