The DSEF-funded Challenge Success team was thrilled to host Jessica Lahey, author of the NYT bestseller The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Can Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, at DSHS on Tuesday, March 1st. Jessica wears many hats including teacher, parent, author and speaker. She writes “The Parent-Teacher Conference” column for the New York Times, is a contributing writer to The Atlantic, and a commentator for Vermont Public Radio. In addition, Jessica happens to be a Dover-Sherborn graduate!
In case you missed her insightful, compassionate, practical talk, here are two reviews of The Gift of Failure: