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The Gift of Failure

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

by Jessica Lahey

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The Gift of Failure
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How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed
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Jessica Lahey

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The Gift of Failure
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How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed
Author
Jessica Lahey

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Jessica Lahey counsels parents of school-aged children on how to overcome tendencies toward overprotectiveness and allow children to develop independence.