Jessica Lahey

Jessica Lahey is an educator, writer, and speaker. She writes the bi-weekly New York Times column, "The Parent-Teacher Conference," is a correspondent at the Atlantic, and a regular commentator on Vermont Public Radio. She and has appeared as a parenting and education expert on The Today Show, Fox and Friends, MSNBC, the BBC, NPR, and many others. Her book, The Gift of Failure: Why Parents Need to Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, will be published by HarperCollins in August of 2015.