The Savannah Country Day School

Service Through Knowledge and Character

Save the Date: An Evening with Dr. Wendy Mogel

Join us for a VIRTUAL presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 3 (7pm) by Dr. Wendy Mogel, Clinical Psychologist, Parenting Expert, & New York Times Best-Selling Author, about parenting in a culture of increasing anxiety and rapid change. (A zoom link will be supplied prior to the event.)

Dr. Mogel’s disarming candor, quick wit, and signature use of cutting-edge psychological research guides parents through the rough waters of child-rearing, adding a measure of joy and humor to their voyage. Drawing on insights from her thirty-five year career in clinical psychology, hilarious anecdotes (and sound advice) from school and camp counselors, and eye-opening conversations with middle and high school students, Dr. Mogel unravels the paradox of good-intentioned, devoted parenting gone astray. She explains how over-protection, over-scheduling, over-indulgence, and perfectionism undermine children’s intrinsic motivation, resilience, and pride in their achievements. Parents are freed to adopt a kinder, firmer, and ultimately more effective approach to the trenches of daily family life.

Dr. Mogel’s latest book is Voice Lessons for Parents: What to Say, How to Say It, and When to Listen. Additional books include The Blessing of a B Minus and The Blessing of a Skinned Knee.