17-36 Segment 2: The Perils of Over-parenting


Parents want what’s best for their kids. But sometimes, they can take it too far. We talk to two experts about “over-parenting,” the tendency to demand your child earn straight A’s, work to be a sports star, and find the time to work a part-time job and how to fix it.


  • Carl Honoré, author of Under Pressure: Putting the child back in childhood
  • Terri Khonsari, author of Raising a Superstar: Simple strategies to bring out the brilliance in every child

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