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The Resource The gift of failure : how the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed

The gift of failure : how the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed

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The gift of failure : how the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed
Title
The gift of failure
Title remainder
how the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed
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eng
Summary
In the tradition of Paul Tough's How Children Succeed and Wendy Mogel's The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, 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. Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents who rush to school at the whim of a phone call to deliver forgotten assignments, who challenge teachers on report card disappointments, mastermind children's friendships, and interfere on the playing field. As teacher and writer Jessica Lahey explains, even though these parents see themselves as being highly responsive to their children's well being, they aren't giving them the chance to experience failure-or the opportunity to learn to solve their own problems. Overparenting has the potential to ruin a child's confidence and undermine their education, Lahey reminds us. Teachers don't just teach reading, writing, and arithmetic. They teach responsibility, organization, manners, restraint, and foresight-important life skills children carry with them long after they leave the classroom. Providing a path toward solutions, Lahey lays out a blueprint with targeted advice for handling homework, report cards, social dynamics, and sports. Most importantly, she sets forth a plan to help parents learn to step back and embrace their children's failures. Hard-hitting yet warm and wise, The Gift of Failure is essential reading for parents, educators, and psychologists nationwide who want to help children succeed
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Lahey, Jessica
Dewey number
649/.7
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Read by Jessica Lahey
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  • Lahey, Jessica
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  • Self-reliance in children
  • Child rearing
  • Parenting
  • Parental overprotection
  • Early childhood education
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adult
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The gift of failure : how the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11586342
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 46 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780062332356
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digital.
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11586342
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Label
The gift of failure : how the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11586342
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 46 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062332356
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11586342
Publisher number
MWT11586342
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(MWT)MWT11586342
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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