The Gift of Failure

How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed

Jessica Lahey


This groundbreaking manifesto focuses on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life’s inevitable problems so that they can grow up to be successful, resilient, and self-reliant adults.

A Parent's Comment About the Book

There is power in failure and being accountable and as a parent and as a teacher I am constantly having this debate with parents and peers. There are developmental skills that need to be developed and this book hits on that need.

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