Should parents let their kids fail? TODAY weighs in

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TODAY’s Tamron Hall, Willie Geist, Natalie Morales and Al Roker discuss a new book by Jessica Lahey, “The Gift of Failure,” that suggests that parents let their kids fail to prepare them for the real world. Natalie relates the valuable lesson one of her kids learned when he left his homework at school: He hasn’t done it since!