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Want successful kids? Harvard study says make them do chores

November 8, 2016
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Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Do your children attend the right schools? Are they taking the right classes at the right schools? Are they getting the right grades in the right classes at the right schools? Well maybe they don’t have to be. Julie Lythcott-Haims, former dean of freshman at Stanford and author of “How To Raise An Adult,” recently did a TED Talk called “How To Raise Successful Kids—Without Overparenting.” In it she details a parenting strategy she calls the “checklisted childhood,” which has our children “withering under high rates of anxiety and depression and some of them...

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