Family Education & Advising

The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money, Ron Lieber. New York Times “Your Money” columnist Ron Lieber’s seminal book, based on research with families and leading researchers and practitioners, is both instruction manual and manifesto. In it, he spotlights the relationship between our money and our values, and the importance of open, routine communication around money between parents and children.

Children of Paradise: Successful Parenting for Prosperous Families, Dr. Lee Hausner. An important contribution to the ongoing

The Blessings of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children, Wendy Mogel. An ingenious, insightful roadmap of parenting, using teachings from Jewish tradition as the sourcebook.

Raised Healthy, Wealthy & Wise, Coventry Edwards-Pitt. A thoughtful compilation of insights culled from “successful and grounded inheritors on how they got that way,” this book is both warm-hearted and thoughtful.

Raising Financially Fit Kids, Joline Godfrey. Filled with helpful tips gleaned from Godfrey’s years of work with families, this book offers a deep dive into how to embed financial stewardship in the life of families.

Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not), Beth Kobliner. A valuable guide for parents of kids aged 6-23 from a leading personal finance journalist and member of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans.

How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success, Julie Lythcott-Haims. Important guidance from author and former dean of freshman at Stanford University on the dangers of “overparenting,” and how to raise grounded, resilient kids.

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