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Our Most-Read Stories of 2017

2017-12-31T20:32:57+00:00 December 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

What a year it has been! Thanks to you, the loyal members of this community, for making 2017 so special. This year, Yellowbrick.me addressed some very interesting and challenging parenting issues and helped you on the journey of raising socially responsible children! The discussion on Yellowbrick has reflected the daily concerns and problems of the [...]

The Parenting Project | Episode 2 | How To Be An Influencer In Your Child’s Life

2018-01-26T04:28:50+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

"The Parenting Project" with Dr. Kristine Schlichting and Dr. Amy Alamar will help you make a habit of talking with your kids every day, have more meaningful conversations and develop stronger family relationships. Watch for new episodes every Thursday! We hope you enjoy episode two, 'How To Be An Influencer In Your Child's Life.' What [...]

Facebook Live Q&A With Amber Briggle To Kick Off Transgender Awareness Week

2017-11-15T14:32:11+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Yellowbrick.me partnered with Amber Briggle, self-described “mama bear” of transgender child Max and a fearless activist on transgender bullying and discrimination, to host a Facebook Live Q&A to kick off Transgender Awareness Week. She shared the story of life as a trans-inclusive family in Texas and answered numerous audience questions. You can learn more on [...]

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 Yellowbrick.me 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 [...]

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 [...]

How to tell if a kid is at-risk for suicide

2017-10-20T03:15:45+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Health, Psychology, Uncategorized|

By Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP   A kid’s death by suicide is very rare. While none of us wants to dwell on the possibility of a kid’s death, suicide is preventable if you know what puts a kid at risk and how to tell if there’s an imminent risk of suicide.   Here are some [...]

How to Ensure Your Child/Children are School Ready

2017-10-02T14:04:45+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

By Paula-Elizabeth Jordan   I wanted to write this article for two reasons. First because the next term after the summer holidays is, in a lot of countries, when children either start school, or move up to the next academic year. Also, reflecting on my own childhood, despite having educationally conscientious parents, I definitely wasn’t ready [...]

Starting School Tips – Helpful Advice for Parents Whose Children Are Just Starting School

2017-10-02T14:04:53+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

  By Paula-Elizabeth Jordan   Before your child even gets to school one of the most helpful things you could do is label all their school clothes down to even socks. This way if it does end up being lost, once it has been located it’s very straightforward to identify the owner if it’s named. I [...]

White Supremacists Still Exist. Here’s What White Parents Can Do About It.

2017-08-28T00:03:10+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

HuffPost recently published an article that we believe is an excellent resource for parents struggling with the fact that white supremacists still exist.   They spoke to parents, activists, educators and allies about how to teach kids to combat racism. And they came up with 15 takeaways for parents to keep in mind.   Click here to [...]