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Episode 121: Avoid the Trap of Overparenting

We all want to raise great kids. But how we go about it has changed drastically in only a generation. It used to be kids roamed about freely while adults hardly knew where they were. Just as long as we were home by dinner.

And that’s not all. I vividly remember showing my parents my report card only to have them say simply, “that’s good son” without much of a second thought. With today’s hyper competitive college landscape a lack of parent involvement is a thing of the past.

In this episode we’re joined by our own Patreon supporter Kevin Stanley to discuss just how much the world has changed with respect to parenting. He discovered Julie Lythcott-Haims’ book How to Raise an Adult and found the answer. Kevin told us about the book and an episode was born. Don’t miss this one as it’s chock full of anti-helicopter advice about breaking free from over parenting preparing your child for success.

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