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  • discipline

    Discipline and our Emotions

  • mistakes

    Using Mistakes as a Parenting Tool

  • what is

    Today, Accept ‘What Is’

  • contest

    Contest: Join the Mindfulness conversation on Instagram

  • teach

    Let Your Child Teach You

  • breaths

    Take 10 deep breaths

  • moments

    Make a few extra moments to notice and savour life each day

  • practice

    Practice Paying Attention!

  • Canadian Martyrs

    Celebrating Canadian Martyrs Catholic Elementary School!

  • happiness

    Why Mindfulness Matters to our Happiness

  • snowboys

    February is Mindfulness Month at the Umbrella Project!

  • personal narrative

    Personal Narratives to Foster Resilience: Today’s Resilience Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • perspective

    Put Challenges in Perspective: Today’s Resilience Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • risky play

    Nature, Risky Play, and Resilience: Today’s Resilience Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • failures

    Embrace Your Own Failures: Today’s Resilience Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • resilience and problem solving

    To build resilience this week, teach thoughtful problem solving

  • optimism

    Resilience and Optimism are Connected

  • pivot

    Help Your Child Learn to Pivot: Today’s Resilience Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • confidence

    Help Your Child Build Confidence in All They Can Do: Today’s Resilience Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • negative thinking

    Our Brains & Negative Thinking: Today’s Resilience Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • 10 minutes

    Set Aside 10 Minutes a Day: Today’s Resilience Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • safe space

    At Home, Create a Safe Space to Share: Today’s Resilience Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • Resilience Self-Care

    Focus More on Self-Care: Today’s Resilience Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • intention

    Tie to Intentions (Not Outcomes): Today’s Self-Compassion Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • suffering is not failure

    Suffering is Not Failure: Today’s Self-Compassion Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • instill the learner in your child

    Instill the Learner in Your Child: Today’s Self-Compassion Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • 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!