Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Turning Kids Into Grown-Ups.
About Julie Lythcott-Haims’s TED Talk
Former Stanford dean Julie Lythcott-Haims says overinvolved parents prevent kids from developing agency. She urges parents to focus on what’s more important: unconditional love … and chores.
About Julie Lythcott-Haims
Julie Lythcott-Haims formerly served as dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising for more than a decade at Stanford University.
She is the author of How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success (2015) and Real American: A Memoir (2017).
Julie is a graduate of Stanford University, Harvard Law School, and California College of the Arts.