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Teach your child to fail and win

2018-02-05T20:24:26+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Communication, Education, Parenting|

Teach your child to fail and win Failing is inevitable, necessary and good! “You will fail,” are three important words your child needs to hear from you often.  Let’s face it, none of us enjoy failing or watching our child fail, but it is an important part of the learning process. We can [...]

Parenting From The Trenches | Episode 9 | Donna Palomba of Jane Doe No More

2018-02-05T13:50:22+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Parenting From The Trenches| Dr. Amy Alamar welcomes guest Donna Palomba of Jane Doe No More, Inc. to our Facebook Live show (originally streamed Wednesday, November 29th at 10:30 am ET) Palomba founded the national non-profit organization to create awareness, break stigmas and develop training tools associated with sexual assault crimes. Learn more about Jane Doe No More. "Parenting From [...]

Principal Shahe Reveals the Secret to Extraordinary Success

2018-02-05T20:23:33+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Education, Parenting|

Whether your child is seven years old or 17, you can use the below techniques to ease the tension and stress around homework. Keep reading to learn how to set clear, after-school expectations and help your child create a successful homework routine without bribing, arguing, or babysitting.

Working With Children To Build A Peaceful Community with Victoria Christgau​

2017-10-28T18:53:36+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

This is the first in a series of videos of co-founder Matt Connell in conversation with Victoria Christgau​ of the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence​, which works to implement the philosophy of Kingian Nonviolence. In this video, Victoria tells us how to work with children to build a more peaceful community. Learn more about her [...]

Stop laziness in its tracks

2018-02-05T20:12:01+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Communication, Education, Parenting|

Stop laziness in its tracks “How would you rank yourself, on a scale of 1-10, If 1 is ‘lazy’ and 10 is ‘hardworking’?” I’ve asked this question at every single student evaluation I’ve held over the last six years. To this day, I can’t recall a student who has answered dishonestly. It’s a bit of a [...]

What Questions Do You Have About Cyberbullying?

2017-10-28T18:53:57+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Did you know that 43% of teens believe cyberbullying is a bigger problem than drug abuse? Every day, our kids navigate a world where cyberbullying is common. And the epidemic is growing. That's why we are partnering with Sue Scheff, author of the brand new book "Shame Nation: The Gobal Epidemic of Online Hate" to [...]

Teens and parents in Japan and US agree – mobile devices are an ever-present distraction

2017-10-19T15:44:57+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Communication, Parenting, Psychology|

By Willow Bay, University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism As a university professor and a mother of teen boys, I am immersed in a world of young faces buried in their phones. To be fair, adults, too, are enamored with the tiny, powerful computing devices in the palms of their hands. The [...]

Talking About Weinstein at your Dinner Table

2017-10-21T02:28:43+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Communication, Parenting, Social Issues|

By Lacey Byrne, Yellowbrick Staff Writer Like most of you, here at Yellowbrick, we are saddened to read about the many women who have allegedly been victimized by Harvey Weinstein. While there are many perspectives on issues of sexual violence towards women, we are impressed with the overall reaction of the public and entertainment sector, [...]