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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
Executive Functioning Skills Learning How to Learn Parenting Personalized Learning Stress & Anxiety Teaching

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
Executive Functioning Skills Organization & Study Skills Personalized Learning Teaching

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
Organization & Study Skills Parenting Stress & Anxiety

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
College Search Process Essays & Writing High School

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
Personalized Learning Teaching

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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