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The Resource How to raise an adult : break free of the overparenting trap and prepare your kid for success, Julie Lythcott-Haims

How to raise an adult : break free of the overparenting trap and prepare your kid for success, Julie Lythcott-Haims

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How to raise an adult : break free of the overparenting trap and prepare your kid for success
Title
How to raise an adult
Title remainder
break free of the overparenting trap and prepare your kid for success
Statement of responsibility
Julie Lythcott-Haims
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Across a decade as Stanford University's Dean of Freshmen, Lythcott-Haims noticed a startling rise in parental involvement in students' lives. Every year, more parents were exerting control over students' academic work, extracurriculars, and career choices, often taking matters into their own hands rather than risk their child's failure or disappointment. Meanwhile, Lythcott-Haims encountered increasing numbers of students who, as a result of hyper-attentive parenting, lacked a strong sense of self and were poorly equipped to handle the demands of adult life. Alarmed--for the students, for their parents, and for society at large--she decided to fight back, with this book. In How to Raise an Adult, she draws on research, conversations with educators and employers, and her own insights as a mother and student dean to highlight the ways in which over-parenting harms children and their stressed-out parents. She identifies types of helicopter parents and, while empathizing with parents' universal worries, 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, 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"--
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Lythcott-Haims, Julie
Dewey number
306.874
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ755.8
LC item number
.L97 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parenting
  • Parental overprotection
  • Parent and child
Label
How to raise an adult : break free of the overparenting trap and prepare your kid for success, Julie Lythcott-Haims
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-339) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn896127076
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 354 pages
Isbn
9781627791779
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014044394
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)896127076
Label
How to raise an adult : break free of the overparenting trap and prepare your kid for success, Julie Lythcott-Haims
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-339) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn896127076
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 354 pages
Isbn
9781627791779
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014044394
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)896127076

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