Check out our new FREE Grit and Grace series to find your Why! You’ve set your vision and your goals, and they’re connected to your WHY. You’re diligently working on your plan for the day...and you [...]
Science has come a long way in understanding how the brain develops, changes, and learns. However, education programs as a whole have not yet caught up. So we see a big gap between what we know kids need, and [...]
What does the "Learning Partners" part of Yellow Parachute Learning Partners really mean? Today, Cara dives into what it means for you and for your kids. Being a learning partner isn't just knowing things or trying harder. Cara and [...]
Join the evolution of Yellow Parachute, how it started, and how it has adapted and changed throughout the years. As a parent, Cara knows and understands the struggles and joys of learning and parenting, and now she can share [...]
I can’t go on that stage and talk about authenticity and courage when I don't feel authentic or brave. I just physically cannot do it. I’m not here so my business self can talk to their business selves. I’m here [...]
The richest experiences in our lives aren’t when we’re clamoring for validation from others but when we’re listening to our own voice—doing something that matters, doing it well, and doing it in the service of a greater cause. Pause for [...]
Failure is not just acceptable but necessary for growth. Yet many of us, who are currently parenting our beautiful children, have been conditioned to flee from failure, to avoid it at all costs. We avoid failure because, in the words [...]
By now, you know there’s no magic wand that helps you and your family break all your bad habits. Instead, it takes knowing where you are, where you want to go, lots of practice, and a great support team. And [...]
When our kiddos were figuring out how to walk, we let them figure it out. We supported the effort and comforted the fall. We honored their pace, their style, their disposition because we had faith in the process. We knew that, ultimately as able-bodied children, they would walk.
It’s a New Year, and we have a chance to set the tone that will get - and keep - us motivated. I’m going to share a few tips for how you can help the students in your life get and stay motivated...