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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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