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From Pool to Parachute: How I Found My Purpose And How You Can Find Yours
From Pool to Parachute: How I Found My Purpose And How You Can Find Yours
Personalized Learning

From Pool to Parachute: How I Found My Purpose And How You Can Find Yours

Yellow Parachute’s mission is to inspire each individual to discover her or his unique gifts and use them to serve others—in short...
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How To Turn Family Conflicts Into Fun(ish) Puzzles
How To Turn Family Conflicts Into Fun(ish) Puzzles
Parenting Executive Functioning Skills

How To Turn Family Conflicts Into Fun(ish) Puzzles

Last week we waded into the fascinating world of Executive Functions (EF) in family dynamics. EF mismatches between parents and ki...
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I Asked My Kids To Set Their Own Bedtimes. Here's What Happened
I Asked My Kids To Set Their Own Bedtimes. Here's What Happened
Parenting Organization & Study Skills

I Asked My Kids To Set Their Own Bedtimes. Here's What Happened

More than a political-patriotic display of unity or might, the Olympics, for me, are incredibly moving. Watch an Olympic athlete i...
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How Asking For Help Makes Space For What Matters
How Asking For Help Makes Space For What Matters
Parenting Organization & Study Skills

How Asking For Help Makes Space For What Matters

This fall, Shauna Niequist’s, Present Over Perfect inspired me to clean out my closet, which in turn inspired me to clean out my l...
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Emotional Healing For An Organized Home With Suzanne van Dyck
Emotional Healing For An Organized Home With Suzanne van Dyck
Organization & Study Skills

Emotional Healing For An Organized Home With Suzanne van Dyck

Keeping a neat home is tough, and even tougher when kids are involved. It isn’t only the toys and sporting equipment that make org...
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How Productive Teens (And Parents) Get It Done In 5 Steps
How Productive Teens (And Parents) Get It Done In 5 Steps
Parenting Organization & Study Skills

How Productive Teens (And Parents) Get It Done In 5 Steps

Cultivating good habits is hard. You need to decide what habits are “good” in the first place, make a plan for acting on them, and...
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How My Son’s ADHD Helped Me Stand Up To My Perfectionism
How My Son’s ADHD Helped Me Stand Up To My Perfectionism
Personalized Learning Learning How to Learn Parenting Executive Functioning Skills ADHD

How My Son’s ADHD Helped Me Stand Up To My Perfectionism

I wear a lot of different hats: educator, CEO, daughter, sister, wife, mother, friend. Sometimes I feel like I’m wearing all these...
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Making It Stick Part III: How To Get Teachers and Parents Off Your Back And On Your Side
Making It Stick Part III: How To Get Teachers and Parents Off Your Back And On Your Side
Teaching Stress & Anxiety Personalized Learning Learning How to Learn Parenting Executive Functioning Skills

Making It Stick Part III: How To Get Teachers and Parents Off Your Back And On Your Side

In 2018, we’re launching a new learning-to-learn curriculum, based on the latest research from educational and clinical psychologi...
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Thank You For Helping Me Practice Gratitude and Joy
Thank You For Helping Me Practice Gratitude and Joy
Parenting

Thank You For Helping Me Practice Gratitude and Joy

Dearest YP Families, As we hunker down into these frosty days and, I hope, take a well-deserved break, I want to take a moment to ...
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Making It Stick Part II: What We’ve Been Getting Wrong About Learning
Making It Stick Part II: What We’ve Been Getting Wrong About Learning
Teaching Personalized Learning Organization & Study Skills Executive Functioning Skills

Making It Stick Part II: What We’ve Been Getting Wrong About Learning

In 2018, we’re launching a new learning-to-learn curriculum, based on the latest research from educational and clinical psychologi...
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Improve Sleep And Study Time With Aromatherapy
Improve Sleep And Study Time With Aromatherapy
Stress & Anxiety Organization & Study Skills Parenting

Improve Sleep And Study Time With Aromatherapy

Home fragrance has come a long way from the synthetic aerosols and potpourri of yore. More than creating ambiance, a growing body ...
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Yellow Parachute 2017 Holiday Gift Guide (And Discounts!)
Yellow Parachute 2017 Holiday Gift Guide (And Discounts!)
Organization & Study Skills Parenting

Yellow Parachute 2017 Holiday Gift Guide (And Discounts!)

Much as I would love to trade love and good intentions alone this holiday season, the Santa-Industrial-Complex is far bigger than ...
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Writing A College Admission Essay? Check Out These Quick Tips
Writing A College Admission Essay? Check Out These Quick Tips
High School Essays & Writing College Search Process

Writing A College Admission Essay? Check Out These Quick Tips

For many high school seniors, Thanksgiving is a final calm before the storm of college application stress. I still remember the an...
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“Making It Stick” Part I: Why Kids Are Their Own Worst Critics
“Making It Stick” Part I: Why Kids Are Their Own Worst Critics
Executive Functioning Skills Personalized Learning

“Making It Stick” Part I: Why Kids Are Their Own Worst Critics

In 2018, we’re launching a new learning-to-learn curriculum, based on the latest research from educational and clinical psychologi...
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Mind-Body Hacks For Happier Kids
Mind-Body Hacks For Happier Kids
Parenting Teaching

Mind-Body Hacks For Happier Kids

Kathy Flaminio is a social worker, certified yoga instructor, researcher, and witness to the power of mindful movement to transfor...
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