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

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

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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
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Lahey
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Counsels parents of school-aged children on how to overcome tendencies toward overprotectiveness to allow children to develop independence. --Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lahey, Jessica
Dewey number
649/.7
Index
index present
LC call number
BF723.S29
LC item number
L35 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-reliance in children
  • Child rearing
  • Parenting
  • Parental overprotection
  • Early childhood education
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Education
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Child Development
Label
The gift of failure : how the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed, Jessica Lahey
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: how I learned to let go -- Failure: a most valuable parenting tool. How failure became a dirty word: a brief history of American parenting ; Why parenting for dependence doesn't work: the power of intrinsic motivation ; Less really is more: parenting for autonomy and competence ; Encouragement from the sidelines: the real connection between praise and self-esteem -- Learning from failure: teaching kids to turn mistakes into success. Household duties: laundry as an opportunity for competence ; Friends: accomplices to failure and the formation of identity ; Sports: losing as an essential childhood experience ; Middle school: prime time for failure ; High school and beyond: toward real independence -- Succeeding at school: learning from failure is a team effort. Parent-teacher partnerships: how our fear of failure undermines education ; Homework: how to help without taking over ; Grades: the real value of a low score -- Conclusion: what I've learned from letting go
Control code
1610416
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 272 pages
Isbn
9780062299239
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014039146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1610416
  • (OCoLC)861210075
Label
The gift of failure : how the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed, Jessica Lahey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: how I learned to let go -- Failure: a most valuable parenting tool. How failure became a dirty word: a brief history of American parenting ; Why parenting for dependence doesn't work: the power of intrinsic motivation ; Less really is more: parenting for autonomy and competence ; Encouragement from the sidelines: the real connection between praise and self-esteem -- Learning from failure: teaching kids to turn mistakes into success. Household duties: laundry as an opportunity for competence ; Friends: accomplices to failure and the formation of identity ; Sports: losing as an essential childhood experience ; Middle school: prime time for failure ; High school and beyond: toward real independence -- Succeeding at school: learning from failure is a team effort. Parent-teacher partnerships: how our fear of failure undermines education ; Homework: how to help without taking over ; Grades: the real value of a low score -- Conclusion: what I've learned from letting go
Control code
1610416
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 272 pages
Isbn
9780062299239
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014039146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1610416
  • (OCoLC)861210075

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