How To Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
By Julie Lythcott-Haims
Offers practical strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, resourcefulness, and inner determination necessary for success. Learn more.
From searching for colleges and creating a list of favorites to crafting an application, learning what schools are looking for academically and outside the classroom, and getting insight into how colleges decide who to accept, this book covers every important step of college acceptance. Learn more.
You're On Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
By Marjorie Savage
Helps parents identify the boundaries between necessary involvement and respect for their child's independence. Learn more.
Letting Go (Fifth Edition): A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years
By Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
Insights, information, comfort, and guidance throughout the emotional and social changes of their children's college years—from the senior year in high school through college graduation. Learn more.
Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money
By Helen E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
Prepares parents for the issues that they will encounter during their children’s college years. Learn more.
The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed
Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents now rush to school to deliver forgotten assignments, challenge teachers on report card disappointments, mastermind children’s friendships, and interfere on the playing field. As teacher, journalist, and parent Jessica Lahey explains, even though these parents see themselves as being highly responsive to their children’s well-being, they aren’t giving them the chance to experience failure—or the opportunity to learn to solve their own problems. Learn More.