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Parenting from the Trenches (Episode 2)

Parenting From The Trenches is a live stream show on Facebook and Instagram where Yellowbrick experts Dr. K and Dr. A answer your parenting questions. Our second episode aired on April 26th at 10:30am ET. Replay the show and view links and resources below… Parenting From The Trenches: Episode #2 — Suicide Awareness & Prevention […]

Practical Strategies to Increase Family Time

by Amy Alamar, EdD Our lives are chaotic, our calendars are filled to capacity and there are few moments left over for family time. But it’s vitally important that you find or make even a small time to be all together. Milkie, Nomaguchi, and Denny’s article, Does the Amount of Time Children or Adolescents Spend […]

9 Things Students and Parents Need to Know About the New SAT

By Lion Academy Tutors The new SAT came into effect March 2016. That means students taking the SAT this year will be administered the new test.   The purpose of the redesign was to rid the test of its mysteries, and instead focus on everyday subject material one might encounter. How can a student prepare […]

Achieving work-life balance as a parent

I get it. You want to spend as much time as possible with your kids while they are still around. Plus there is always something that needs done. But those bills don’t pay themselves. Here is my advice for balancing work and life as a parent. Achieving Work-Life Balance as a Parent Find Quality Childcare […]

How to communicate with children effectively

What persuasive strategies do you use when trying to communicate with your child? Do you tend to frame your messages positively or negatively. Does it matter? Members of the Yellowbrick.me community have expressed interest in learning more about how to effectively communicate with children. And so we interviewed an expert in this area – Hiroyuki […]

What Do Labels Say About Us?

I was staring out the window where, 24 hours earlier, I had watched the SWAT truck, with its team hanging off, clad in body armor and rifles at the ready, drive down my street. In the background, I could see helicopters fly over the Sandy Hook Elementary School searching for more shooters. I can only […]

Home Authoritarian parenting may lower your child’s self-esteem

Ever wonder if your parenting style is affecting your child’s self-esteem? Members of the Yellowbrick.me community have expressed interest in learning the science behind self-esteem. And so we interviewed an expert in this area – Jenny Kurman, PhD – who was happy to teach us a little about “explicit” and “implicit” self-esteem. But what exactly […]

International travel insurance

When we grow up, our parents become the kids we have to look after. However, in between obsessing over their health to fussing over the tiniest details of their daily life, we often forget that they also need a carefree vacation to rejuvenate their mind, body and soul. After a hard-earned life, isn’t that what […]

Bad behavior may not be a result of bad parenting, but a lack of common language

Most parents will admit that talking with a teenage child is difficult at times. It is even more challenging when parents and children don’t speak the same language fluently — a reality for a growing number of immigrant families in the United States. New research from Iowa State University suggests this language barrier can have […]