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April 2017

An Evening with Andrew Solomon: Love No Matter What

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

What are the consequences of extreme differences between parents and children? At this GPS event, National Book Award winning writer Andrew Solomon asks, how do you nurture a child who may be unlike anything you’ve encountered before? To what extent should parents accept their children for who they are and to what extent should they help them become their best selves? Based on Solomon’s best seller “Far from the Tree: Parents, Children & the Search for Identity” and his own…

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The Hungry Mind: Keeping Kids Inspired, Curious and Motivated

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Glenbard Parent Series: (GPS) Navigating Healthy Families will host nationally known Williams College educator and developmental psychologist Susan Engel PhD in a special event based on her New York Times best- selling book The Hungry Mind. Curiosity plays a vital role in preparing young minds for a lifetime of engaged learning. But what begins as a robust trait becomes more fragile over time, and is shaped by experiences with parents, teachers, peers, and the learning environment. How can parents…

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