Episode 42: Jessica Lahey, New York Times Best Selling Author

January 30, 2020

On episode 42, Whitney and Kristen have the honor to sit down with author and New York Times bestselling author, Jessica Lahey. Jessica is the author of The Gift of Failure, a book dedicated to providing parents with solutions, targeted advice and a plan to help parents learn to step back and embrace their kids failures. She is a parenting guru and offers our listeners tangible advice for kids of all ages. On top of being a NYT best selling author, Jessica is a a mom, wife, teacher, podcast host, and new TV creator. This episode is a can't miss.
On this episode we talk about:
  • The importance of giving your child space 
  • The negative implications of over parenting 
  • The #1 thing kids say they want their parents to know about them
  • How to encourage kids learning and set them up for adulthood
  • The importance of asking for your child's opinion and getting them involved in daily decisions

In this episode, Jessica mentions a TON of great reading materials. There are so many resources out there for you, we wanted to create an easy (pinnable) image for you to reference later! 

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