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uh-PARENT-ly Ep. 8 | Teaching failure: Parents must allow their kids to experience disappointment, so they can grow up to be resilient

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Anne Johnsos and Tracy Heuvelman Weiner, hosts of WGN Radio's latest podcast on parenting.

You’ve seen it in your kids’ schools, their sports and their talent shows. Parenting today means “everyone gets a trophy,” and that’s creating a generation of young people who don’t know how to cope with life’s hard knocks.

uh-PARENT-ly cohosts Tracy Weiner and Anne Johnsos ask Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of Failure, how to step back and embrace their children’s mistakes.

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