How to Raise an Adult
Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
Due to an increasingly competitive job market and concurrently strong focus on academic achievement, parents now feel compelled to be involved in their children's lives every step of the way. But where do we draw the line? At what point does parenting become overparenting-and how does this impact upon a child's happiness and potential for success?
As parents, we want to give our children the best possible start in life, but our constant handholding is causing them to grow up without the resilience or self-assurance that is needed to make it in the adult world. Fortunately it is never too late to turn this around. Whether your child is a toddler or a young adult, How To Raise an Adult offers strategic advice and guidance on how to take a step back so that your child develops the essential skills they need, growing up to be independent, confident, and successful adults.
You will learn:
- How to free yourself from the overparenting trap
- Strategies you can implement to teach your child essential life skills
- Why it is so important to make more time for yourself.