Wayzata High School

Specific Information for Parents

General Parent Resources

  • Child Development Institute
  • Check Out 3 Books by David Walsh, Ph.D. 
    • Why Do They Act That Way?  A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen
    • No:  Why Kids of All Ages Need to Hear It and Ways Parents Can Say It
    • Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids

Suggested Reading for Helping and Dealing with Your College Bound Student

  • How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims
  • Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
  • You're On Your Own: But I'm Here if You Need Me by Marjorie Savage
  • Release My Grip:  Hope for a Parent's Heart as Kids Leave the Nest and Learn to Fly by Kami Gilmour
  • The Stressed Years of Their Lives:  Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years by Janet Hibbs and Anthony Rostain
  • Grown & Flown:  How to Support Your Teen, Stay Close as a Family, and Raise Independent Adults by Lisa Heffernan and Mary Harrington