How To Raise An Adult

Thursday, April 18
7:00–9:00 p.m.
Community School

The event is free and open to the public.
RSVP requested: Call (314) 991-0005 or email

Community School is inviting all interested parents, teachers or staff to the 145th Annual Circle of Learning Speaker Series.

2019 Guest Speaker: Julie Lythcott-Haims (author of How to Raise an Adult)

  • Author of two books, with third forthcoming
  • Former Stanford dean and corporate lawyer
  • Delivered one of the Top TED talks of 2016, with over 4 million views

Based on her New York Times bestselling book by the same name, in this talk Julie draws on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, their stressedout parents, and society at large. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, especially, fears that lead to overhelping, Lythco-Haims inspires audiences to examine their behaviors and join the growing movement to allow children to develop the resourcefulness, resilience, and inner determination necessary for success.

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