On Nov. 16 and 17, former Stanford University dean Julie Lythcott-Haims presented Glenbard Parent Series programs based on her best-selling book, "How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kids for Success."
|Glenbard East parent Ruth Vitale (left) |
with Julie Lythcott-Haims and
Glenbard West Principal Peter Monaghan
Paul Gordon, Glen Ellyn School District 41 superintendent, attended the presentation on Nov. 17 and shared this takeaway: "We have to increasingly and deliberately put opportunities for our students' independence before them. Parents succeed when we have raised our children to successful adulthood."
TED talks live: Julie Lythcott-Haims: How to raise successful kids — without over-parenting (video, Nov 2015)
HOW TO RAISE AN ADULT Julie Lythcott-Haims' web site