In a world of helicopter parenting and over scheduling, author and educator Julie Lythcott-Haims teaches parents how to let go and foster independence in children. She will discuss how to prepare kids to be their best selves and raise them to be happy, healthy, and successful adults.

Julie Lythcott-Haims, author and educator

Julie is the author of the best-selling book How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kids for Success. She has spoken and written widely on the phenomenon of helicopter parenting, and her work has appeared in Time, Slate, and the Huffington Post. Her work draws on her experience serving as the Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising for over a decade at Stanford University.

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