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Jessica Lahey: Gift of Failure--How Modern Overparenting Can Hurt Kids
Though they mean well, 21st century parents are often a little too involved in their kids' lives: they hover over homework, manage their child's friendships, and even assume the right to lobby their kids' sports coaches. Jessica Lahey's new book addresses some of the problems with this style of modern parenting.  It's called "The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed." —Original airdate: 11/10/2016

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