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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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The Cookie Connection: Teaching My Kids To Love Abundantly
The Cookie Connection: Teaching My Kids To Love Abundantly
Parenting

The Cookie Connection: Teaching My Kids To Love Abundantly

Halloween is over; our family candy horde is replenished, and the squirrels are chewing the faces off our jack-o-lanterns. It’s sn...
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How To Enjoy The Game Without Knowing The Rules: Mentorship Matters
How To Enjoy The Game Without Knowing The Rules: Mentorship Matters
Teaching Personalized Learning

How To Enjoy The Game Without Knowing The Rules: Mentorship Matters

The first time I saw a baseball game, I sat shoulder-to-shoulder with my grandfather on my parents’ couch, while men on TV swung b...
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The Pain of Perfection: I’m Tired Of People-Pleasing, And You Should Be Too
The Pain of Perfection: I’m Tired Of People-Pleasing, And You Should Be Too
Parenting

The Pain of Perfection: I’m Tired Of People-Pleasing, And You Should Be Too

It’s one of the more exasperating interview answers. You ask someone to name a workplace weakness and she says, “Well, shucks, I’m...
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Don’t Try Harder, Try Differently: Tackling Learning Challenges With Judy Bandy
Don’t Try Harder, Try Differently: Tackling Learning Challenges With Judy Bandy
Teaching Personalized Learning Organization & Study Skills Learning How to Learn ADHD Executive Functioning Skills

Don’t Try Harder, Try Differently: Tackling Learning Challenges With Judy Bandy

It’s not easy to recognize learning disabilities in our kids. To the untrained eye, disorders like ADD or ADHD might look like laz...
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How To Parent With A Brave And Breaking Heart
How To Parent With A Brave And Breaking Heart
Parenting

How To Parent With A Brave And Breaking Heart

There’s a myth in our society, that turning into a parent is like turning into a butterfly. You’re supposed to be transformed not ...
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Can You Teach Your Kids To Be Gritty?
Can You Teach Your Kids To Be Gritty?
Teaching Parenting Personalized Learning

Can You Teach Your Kids To Be Gritty?

Once, on my birthday, a friend gave me a pot full of dirt and spiky green blobs. "It's a cactus," she said, when I asked about lig...
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Welcome to Yellow Parachute
Welcome to Yellow Parachute
Personalized Learning Parenting

Welcome to Yellow Parachute

Dear Parents, Educators, and Yellow Parachute Families, As we ease into autumn and refresh our routines, I want to extend a warm w...
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