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Re-inventing Thanksgiving Expectations

By Lacey Byrne, Yellowbrick Staff Writer Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I’m not sure if it’s because I love sweet potato casserole (minus the marshmallows), homemade cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie or because it’s the only holiday we celebrate that is non-religious and non-materialistic. Probably a little bit of both. Because my parents […]

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 […]

Busted! 3 Reasons Not to Sext. Ever!

By Donna C. Moss, MA, LCSW-R The family came in ashamed and scared. They wanted me to dictate what to tell their 12-year-old child about her sexting with a 16-year-old boy. I said wait, slow down. Just like a journalist’s job is to show not tell, a therapist’s job is to guide not do. I […]

How Can You Help Children Process Tragedy In The News?

By Amy Alamar It seems that all too often we are witnessing tragedy. Just this fall we’ve seen devastation to much of our country caused by hurricanes and horrifying violence. There’s no telling what is to come and there is no way to prepare for everything. So, it’s important that we use this time to […]

Are Your Kids Assertive Enough? Model It For Them!

By Lacey Byrne, Yellowbrick Staff Writer My mom and I were recently discussing a hard conversation that I had with a family member. It was one of those conversations where I had to be assertive, express my point of view and admit things I had kept to myself. This is never easy. Mom and I […]

Principal Shahe Reveals the Secret to Extraordinary Success

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.

Stop arguing about homework, do this instead

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.

Kids’ Screen Time Shifts Dramatically Toward Phones and Tablets

By Michael Robb, Director of Research at Common Sense Media My kitchen counter has changed a lot over the last six years. What used to be dedicated to a bowl of fruit, a coffee maker, various papers, and mail that I haven’t gotten around to throwing away yet has become a mess of wires coiling […]

Weaving a Web of Intentional Kindness

By Corey Wheeland It’s early evening, and we are standing in the checkout line at the grocery store. In my hands, I hold a shopping basket filled with chicken and cheese and tortillas and an assortment of vegetables—lettuce and carrots and peppers and tomatoes and…a pack of gum? I glance at my daughter Zoey as she […]