Great article written by Lisa Nalbone, parent of Dale Stephens—one of our 2011 Thiel Fellows—about what it means to be the parent of a Thiel Fellow.
2. Prepare for lots of discussion. Nothing is really off-limits.[…]
11. Put time and attention into getting the young visionary where and what they need before your own parental wants. Help them differentiate between needs and wants.[…]
15. Forget control. Embrace openness, serendipity and technology. Be flexible, non-authoritarian, confident and trusting of your child.