Episode 18
Suniya Luthar and Nina Kumar

How Can You Help Children Thrive in a World Focused on Success?

What greater asset can there be than our children? Yet the desire for “enrichment” can often lead to children feeling pressured by the expectation for achievement. Psychologist Suniya Luthar and her daughter Nina Kumar have studied, written on, and lived the complexities of this experience. In this podcast with Keith Whitaker, they share what parents should look for and practices that they can use to help young children and teenagers navigate the complexity of school, sports, friends, and wealth.