Adulting can be hard.
Julie Lythcott-Haims believes that statement is more than a meme. It’s the truth.
The transition from childhood to adulthood used to be clear: Finish your education, get a job, leave home, marry and have children. But the world has changed dramatically.
Lythcott-Haims, a former dean at Stanford University and a mom to two young adults, says young people today lead different lives and have more freedoms — and thus, need updated guidance.
In her new book, “Your Turn: How to be an Adult,” she offers compassion, practical advice and personal stories for anyone struggling to “hashtag adult.” She shared that wisdom with host Kerri Miller Friday morning.
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