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  • inner commentary

    All About Our Inner Commentary: Today’s Self-Compassion Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • weakness

    It’s Not a Weakness: Today’s Self-Compassion Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • incident specific

    Be Incident Specific: Today’s Self-Compassion Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • honesty

    Should I Tell My Child the Truth? Building Self-Compassion Through Honesty

  • self-compassion month

    Welcome to Self-Compassion Month at the Umbrella Project!

  • grit and deliberate practice

    Build Grit with Deliberate Practice

  • Conscientiousness

    Connecting Conscientiousness and Grit: Your Grit Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • challenge-grit

    Find Joy in Overcoming Challenges: Your Grit Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • gratitude-holiday

    A Grateful Gift – Grab your copy of The Holistic Parent Today!

  • community grit

    Does your child’s community have grit?

  • practice grit with sisu

    Practice Your Level of Grit: Your Grit Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • whats the hard part

    Ask Your Child This Question: Your Grit Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • gratitude and grit

    Connecting Gratitude and Grit: Your Grit Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • playing piano

    Welcome to Grit Month at the Umbrella Project!

  • Today’s Tip with Dr. Jen: Use Gratitude to Build Social Inclusivity

  • free will

    Today’s Tip with Dr. Jen: Gratitude and Our Belief in Free Will

  • gratitude letter

    Today’s Tip with Dr. Jen: Write a Gratitude Letter this Weekend

  • younger children

    Today’s Tip with Dr. Jen: Cultivating Umbrella Skills in Younger Kids

  • dads and gratitude

    Today’s Tip with Dr. Jen: A Note about Dads and Gratitude

  • gratitude and awe

    Today’s Tip with Dr. Jen: Cultivate a Sense of Awe in Your Child

  • gratitude tip two

    Today’s Tip with Dr. Jen: Use Gratitude to Focus on the Positive

  • thanksgiving

    Today’s Tip with Dr. Jen: Get Your Child Involved in Meal Prep this Thanksgiving Weekend

  • Today’s Tip with Dr. Jen: Peers and Your Child’s Wellbeing

  • child heart love

    Welcome to Gratitude Month at the Umbrella Project!

  • Tip #7 with Dr. Jen: Spot the Holes in Your Child’s Umbrella

  • Tip #6 with Dr. Jen: Build Fluency Around the Skills

  • Tip #5 with Dr. Jen: What’s Happening Under Your Umbrella

  • Intro Tip #4 with Dr. Jen: The Best Way to Start September Days

  • Question from a Parent: On Sharing Our Umbrellas

  • Intro Tip #3 with Dr. Jen: Two Great Questions for Happier Kids

  • Intro Tip #2 with Dr. Jen: Top Three Ways to Use Curiosity (as a Parent)

  • Intro Tip #1 with Dr. Jen: Let Your Child Experience Difficulty

  • welcome

    Welcome to the Umbrella Project with Dr. Jen

  • summer balance

    Achieving Summer Balance

  • broad palate

    Use challenges to help your child broaden their palate

  • get dirty

    Encourage Your Kids to Get Dirty: Your Lifestyle Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • picky eater

    Picky Eaters and Healthy Eating: Your Lifestyle Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • homework

    Keep Homework Out of the Bedroom: Your Lifestyle Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • bed time

    Have a Consistent Bedtime: Your Lifestyle Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • screen time

    Addressing Screen Time: Your Lifestyle Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • eat

    Eat a Good Breakfast: Your Lifestyle Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • nature

    Spend Time in Nature: Your Lifestyle Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • lifestyle skill

    Introducing the Lifestyle Skill: Your Umbrella Skill Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • positive parenting

    Positive Parenting – Grab your copy of The Holistic Parent Today!

  • realistic optimism skill

    Check into your Child’s Realistic Optimism Skill to Wrap Up May!

  • Learned helplessness

    What Would You Tell a Friend: Your Realistic Optimism Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • solvable problems

    Focus on Solvable Problems: Your Realistic Optimism Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • Worry Time

    Schedule in Worry Time: Your Realistic Optimism Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • timelines

    Talk about Timelines: Your Realistic Optimism Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • negative sandwich

    Create a Negative Sandwich: Your Realistic Optimism Building Tip with Dr. Jen