How Can I Help My Teen Avoid Self-Sabbotage?

By |2023-01-10T10:17:28-06:00January 10th, 2023|ADHD, Executive Functioning Skills, High School, Learning How To Learn, Motivation, Grit, and Self Discovery, Parent Resources, Parenting|

If you’ve thrown your hands up because your teen spent 5 hours online playing video games or scrolling social media right after telling you they want to get their grades up in math and science, you are not alone. [...]

Want to Raise Smart, Happy Kids? Stay Humble.

By |2022-12-20T10:39:19-06:00December 20th, 2022|Executive Functioning Skills, Holiday, Motivation, Grit, and Self Discovery, Parent Resources|

Following a recent discussion of kids, character, and how to teach character in sports, I’ve been thinking about the good-old-fashioned concept of “humility.” The value and characteristics of humility can be traced from the ancient philosophers Confucius and Aristotle through [...]

Introducing Executive Function Skills Coordinator & Learning Sherpa Cindy Geske

By |2022-11-08T10:34:31-06:00November 8th, 2022|ADHD, Executive Functioning Skills, Learning How To Learn, Parent Resources, Personalized Learning, Reading & Literacy|

Wife, Shepherd, Sherpa Hello Yellow Parachute Families and Friends, I am happy to tell you that I have recently joined Yellow Parachute Learning Partners as the Executive Function Coordinator and Learning Sherpa. I currently live in Minnetonka with my [...]

Top 3 Tips: How to Make it a Great School Year

By |2022-09-13T18:55:14-05:00September 13th, 2022|Motivation, Grit, and Self Discovery, Organization & Study Skills, Parent Resources, Parenting|

Fall is in the air. We find ourselves in a familiar place: the beginning of the school year! It's a time for football, pumpkin picking, and an opportunity to start fresh with routines. And so, in the spirit of "September [...]

Your Goals Are Your Road Maps

By |2021-08-05T13:02:16-05:00August 4th, 2021|Executive Functioning Skills, Motivation, Grit, and Self Discovery, Organization & Study Skills, Parent Resources, Parenting, Stress & Anxiety|

Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible in your life. - Les Brown Did you know that you are 90% more likely to accomplish a goal when you write it down? [...]

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