What Steve Jobs has taught me about parenting

Babble Voices: The Accidental Expert

My summer slow-down is not a complete summer stop, and I took some time to process the persistent sadness I feel about Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO of Apple.

In my latest Babble Voices post, I share some surprising parenting lessons I found hidden in plain sight in Steve's 2005 Stanford University graduation speech.

Read the full post: The Accidental Expert: Parenting Lessons from Steve Jobs


  1. says

    Thank you for sharing this. No one knows what kind of parent they are going to be until they are one. You are right, it is about trusting yourself that you are making the right decisions and that everything will turn out ok.

  2. says

    Thank YOU for reading. Trust…it’s a toughie, especially when our kids are different in temperament from us. What I have found, however, is that, even when we make the *wrong* decision in a given parenting situation, there is usually opportunity to learn and adjust.

    Which, in the end, hones your parenting instincts even better, so it’s all good.