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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 […]

Time to Lay the Stereotype of the Teen Brain to Rest

by Dan Romer, University of Pennsylvania A deficit in the development of the teenage brain has been blamed for teens’ behavior in recent years, but it may be time to lay the stereotype of the wild teenage brain to rest. Brain deficits don’t make teens do risky things; lack of experience and a drive to explore […]

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 […]

What Is a Teen Girl Life Coach and Could Your Daughter Use One?

By Sarah Calatayud, Yellowbrick Staff Writer You may have heard of professional life coaches who help people assess where they are on their career paths and develop strategies for achieving career goals. Have you heard of teen life coaches? More specifically, did you know there are teen life coaches specifically for teen girls? Denise Barats […]

5 Awesome Online Parenting Resources – Yellowbrick “Gold Medalists” Roundup

When it comes to online resources for parents and caregivers of children, there’s a cacophony of “expert” voices vying for your attention on the internet and it can be hard to know where to focus your attention when you’re looking for advice. At Yellowbrick, we’re making it a priority to sift through the thousands of […]

Teaching Our Children to Be Allies

By Lacey Byrne, Yellowbrick Staff Writer At Yellowbrick, we strive to provide resources for parents to help them foster inclusive and socially conscientious children. We’ve been talking a lot lately about bystanders and becoming allies to disenfranchised groups. We need to create a climate of outspoken bystanders in the face of bullying, overt racism, or […]