You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Four tips for raising a child with big dreams

Sometimes our enthusiasm and concern for our children overwhelm common sense. The excitement at seeing them excel or need to protect them from hurt and disappointment cloud our judgment. Here are four things I’ve learned as the mother of actress Ari Graynor — as a young child, extremely determined, with big dreams — that I hope make these boundaries clearer.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week