How to Care—and Not Care Too Much

Acclaimed psychologist, speaker and author Wendy Mogel will speak to Nobles faculty and parents next week. Her book The Blessing of a B- posits that we have become a nation of over-parenters: We are so focused on protecting and promoting our children that we undermine their growth.

In an article available on her website, she quotes T.S. Eliot who, in “Ash Wednesday,” wrote, “Teach us to care and not to care/Teach us to sit still.”

Her goal, she says, is to help parents raise resilient optimistic children—and to get over the B-. For more on Mogel, visit her website.

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