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If Our Bodies Could Talk

How to Teach Kids About Failure

Oct 08, 2015 | 58 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Overparenting is still in style, despite a lot of evidence against it. While letting children fail is critical to instilling resilience and creativity, it's often difficult to do. In this episode of If Our Bodies Could Talk, senior editor James Hamblin demonstrates various strategies with writer David Young and his child.

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Authors: Nicolas Pollock, James Hamblin, Jaclyn Skurie

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Off-beat perspectives on health topics from Dr. James Hamblin.