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Today’s kids are bombarded by expectations of success without the tools to cope with failure. Some of them become risk-averse, while others find ways to take shortcuts. Adam Russo, author of Unwritten Rules, joins uh-PARENT-ly cohosts Tracy Weiner and Anne Johnsos to talk about how parents can help by delaying gratification, embracing the uncomfortable and working through emotions.

Like Anne and Tracy on the uh-PARENT-ly Facebook page. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Follow them on Instagram and Twitter. Call them at 331-704-0046, or email them at And check out Anne’s book, POTTY-MOUTHED: Big Thoughts from Little Brains.