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Outside the Box” Books: Holiday Gifts for the Kids on Your List

Lacey Byrne, Staff Writer I’m a book lover and love sharing new authors with friends or discussing a book that I couldn’t put down. I get excited when I find a gift book that I think is “perfect” for someone in my life. Lately I’ve been SO impressed with all the inspiring books that I’ve […]

College Admissions and the Importance of Life Outside the Classroom

by Dale Price, Founder, Access College America LLC   There is just no denying it, college is the most competitive it ever has been. Long gone are the days of the 4.0 student getting into highly selective schools on merit alone. Universities from coast to coast have raised their standards for admissions substantially. Yet, so […]

Losing Your First Love – A Guide for Teens

by Donna C. Moss, MA, LCSW-R As many of us have learned from Elisabeth Kübler-Ross on death and dying, “the five stages, denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance are a part of the framework that makes up our learning to live with the one we lost. They are tools to help us frame and identify what […]

“Parenting From The Trenches” With Special Guest Denise Barats

The next “Parenting From The Trenches” with Dr. Amy Alamar will be Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 10:30am ET. Special guest is Denise Barats is a certified teen life coach for girls, with her practice, A Teen Edge. “Parenting From The Trenches” is a livestream show on Facebook and Instagram where Yellowbrick experts answer your […]

Fighting the Shadows: Learning and Fearing Other

By Jody Gerbig Juvenile male birds have been attacking my windows recently, or rather they have been attacking their own reflections in the windows. Feeling threatened, they flutter into and peck at the clear panes until are stunned and fall to the ground. Every afternoon I hear the thump, thump of their heads hitting and […]

What This Mom of Kids with Special Needs Wishes People Wouldn’t Say to Her

By Valli Gideons Challenge: chal-inj ~ something that by its nature or character serves as a call to battle, contest, special effort, etc. Raising kids is hard. Like, really, really hard. Period. Throw in a diagnosis like hearing loss and you may find yourself thinking this is not for the faint of heart. My children […]

“Parenting From The Trenches” with Donna Palomba of Jane Doe No More

The Next Facebook Live “Parenting From The Trenches” is November 29th Dr. Amy Alamar and Dr. K will be going live on our Facebook page on Wednesday, November 29th at 10:30 am ET with guest Donna Palomba of Jane Doe No More, Inc. Palomba founded the national non-profit organization to create awareness, break stigmas and develop training tools associated […]

It’s Not Their Fault: 6 Reasons Why Young Adults Can’t Launch

By Donna C. Moss, MA, LCSW-R In a couple of weeks I’m going to be on the radio again with my new topic “It’s not Their Fault: Why Young Adults Can’t Launch.” I think it’s because in the last decade, the loan situation re: college costs, even if you just take a certificate like massage […]

Why boys need to have conversations about emotional intimacy in classrooms

By Amy Schalet, University of Massachusetts Amherst   An award-winning, veteran Bronx high school teacher, handed in his resignation after colliding with the school’s principal in 2016. Tom Porton had distributed HIV/AIDS education fliers listing nonsexual ways of “Making Love Without Doin’ It” (including advice to “read a book together”). What does it say when a […]