THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Thursday May 23 JEFFREY ARNETT THURSDAY, MAY 23; 7 PM JEFFREY ARNETT will discuss his book, When Will My Grown-Up Kid Grow Up? : Loving and Understanding Your Emerging Adult. This is the first and only parenting guide for parents of 18-29 year olds. It...
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JEFFREY ARNETT

THURSDAY, MAY 23; 7 PM

JEFFREY ARNETT will discuss his book, When Will My Grown-Up Kid Grow Up? : Loving and Understanding Your Emerging Adult. This is the first and only parenting guide for parents of 18-29 year olds. It demonstrates why the time spent in emerging adulthood—which may look like flailing to parents---actually helps kids become happier, healthier grown-ups. It gives parents the tools to deal with the challenges of this period in life. One of his bits of advice is to step back while staying connected and take care of yourself. It’s important not to get too involved in your child’s life. Don’t make his or her life YOUR life.

Dr. Jeffrey Arnett is the world’s leading authority on emerging adults and is a psychology professor at Clark University.

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