Were you shocked – but, you know, not really all that surprised – to learn about this week’s widespread accusations of wealthy parents using cheating, bribing, fraud and other nefarious means to get their kids into elite colleges? In a special “breaking” episode of The Mom Hour, Meagan sits down with Amy Joyce, the On Parenting editor at The Washington Post, to find out more about this case, the high-stress culture many kids are growing up in, and how we parents can resist.
Links discussed in this episode:
- Consumed by competition, parents fuel a college admissions game that few can play (Amy Joyce and Caitlin Gibson, The Washington Post)
- The college admissions scandal is more proof that helicopter parenting hurts kids (Amy Joyce, The Washington Post)