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 [...]
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...
It’s the time when we look back on the year past...and forward to the year ahead. Often we make resolutions, deciding which actions we will take to make the next year different. I’ll offer couple of thoughts about making change...
It’s here. We’ve made it to winter break! After working through ALL of the learning options this fall (classroom, hybrid and distance) I know so many families, including my own, who are looking forward to taking a few well-earned days off from school...