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Julie Lythcott-Haims: How to Raise an Adult

John Burroughs School

Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of How to Raise an Adult, will speak at John Burroughs School April 25, 2017, 7-8:30 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by JBS, Priory, Whitfield, and Ladue (LEF, LHWHSPA & LMSPA). Tickets are free, but are limited to middle and high school parents (due to capacity). RSVP to

In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, on conversations with admissions officers, educators, and employers, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, their stressed-out parents, and society at large. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, especially, fears that lead to overhelping, Lythcott-Haims 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.


This event is presented by the Ladue Education Foundation. For more information, please visit

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
John Burroughs School
755 S Price Rd.
Saint Louis, MO 63124
How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250093639
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - August 2nd, 2016