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  • 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

  • coping skills

    Identify Strong Coping Skills: Your Realistic Optimism Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • self-care

    Build a Self-Care Routine: Today’s Realistic Optimism Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • problem solving

    Problem Solving & Optimism: Your Realistic Optimism Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • plan abc

    Have a Plan A, B, & C: Your Realistic Optimism Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • Realistic Optimism

    Welcome to Realistic Optimism Month at the Umbrella Project!

  • st. agnes

    Celebrating St. Agnes Catholic Elementary School

  • experience

    Share Your Experience: Today’s Self-Efficacy Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • anxiety

    Use Anxiety as a Tool: Today’s Self-Efficacy Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • what I saw

    ‘Here’s What I Saw’: Today’s Self-Efficacy Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • good mood

    Get in a Good Mood: Today’s Self-Efficacy Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • brains work

    Our Brains Want to be Right: Today’s Self-Efficacy Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • believe

    Believe in Yourself: Today’s Self-Efficacy Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • sandowne

    Celebrating Sandowne Public School

  • goldilocks effect

    The Goldilocks Effect: Today’s Self-Efficacy Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • feedback self-efficacy

    How you can Frame Feedback for the Best Self-Efficacy Boost

  • homework self-efficacy

    This strategy is win-win: Better homework and more self-efficacy!!

  • self-efficacy

    Welcome to Self-Efficacy Month at the Umbrella Project!

  • love languages

    Challenge! Can your kids guess their friend’s love languages?

  • attribution

    Let’s Learn about Attribution! Today’s Kindness Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • external rewards

    Don’t Rely on External Rewards: Today’s Kindness Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • parent-teacher interviews

    Ask about wellbeing at your parent-teacher interviews

  • watch kindness

    Watch Acts of Kindness: Today’s Kindness Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • likeable popular

    The Likeable Kind of Popular: Today’s Kindness Building Tip with Dr. Jen

  • better sorry

    Reaching a better ‘sorry’