In This Episode
My guest today is Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of the NY Times Best Seller: HOW TO RAISE AN ADULT: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success. I talked with Julie about How To Raise An Adult, the huge problem with “helicopter parenting,” and the harm it’s doing to our kids. We discuss solutions, her TED Talk, and her newest book, “Real American.”
Julie is a graduate of Stanford University, Harvard Law School, and received her MFA from California College of the Arts. She was the Dean of Freshman Students at Stanford for ten years, and has raised two kids of her own. She has seen all sides of overparenting…
About Our Guest
Julie Lythcott-Haims served as Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising at Stanford University, where she received the Dinkelspiel Award for her contributions to the undergraduate experience.
She holds a BA from Stanford, a JD from Harvard Law School, and an MFA in writing from California College of the Arts. She is a member of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, and resides in the Bay Area with her husband, two teenagers, and her mother.