Jessica Lahey
THE GIFT OF FAILURE: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed (Harper, 2015)

Jessica Lahey is an educator, speaker, and writer. She has been an English, Latin, and writing teacher in middle and high school for over a decade, writes the bi-weekly “Parent-Teacher Conference” advice column for The New York Times, is a contributing writer at the Atlantic, and appears as a commentator on Vermont Public Radio. Jessica earned a J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a concentration in juvenile and education law. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and two sons.