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What kinds of stories do you tell yourself about yourself? One important story that we need to tell ourselves to build up our resilience memories is that when something is hard, we do it and get through it. The way  all of us get better at anything is by having something be hard and seeing that we can […]

July 28, 2022

Creating a Bank of Resilience Memories

Welcome to our Learning to Learn series, where we chat with working mothers on how their own experiences at school shape who they are now at work and as parents. Today, we’re discussing resilience and perfectionist thinking with Sara Bierenbaum, a powerful customer success executive and mom to an awesome 8 year old! Let’s get […]

June 30, 2022

Building Resilience in a Perfectionist Learning Environment with Sara Bierenbaum

Welcome to the Learning to Learn series, where we discuss how our early learning experiences shape who we are at work and how we parent. [Read the previous Learning to Learn post FROM GRADES TO GUIDANCE: SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGES ABOUT EDUCATION TO OUR KIDS] Hey there. Welcome! Let’s start off with you introducing yourself […]

June 21, 2022

Celebrating Hard Work and Healthy Risk-Taking in Children with Jennifer Hill

Welcome to our series on Learning to Learn, where we interview parents about their experiences in school. Catch up by reading previous interviews here. Well, hello. Welcome, Sara. I’m so glad to be here with you today.  Thank you. You too. I’m excited for this.  Great, It’s gonna be good. So, we’re going to talk […]

June 14, 2022

From Grades to Guidance: Sending the Right Messages about Education to our Kids

“Sometimes we’re asking kids to do things before they’re ready, everyone is putting a lot of pressure on that. I’ve noticed as my 7 year olds have gotten older, sometimes it’s just time. They might need a couple months or half a year to grow into something.  The way school is structured these days, they […]

June 7, 2022

Preserving Creativity and Play at Home with Maeghan Sulham

This is part of the Learning to Learn series, where I’ve been interviewing working mothers with school-age children to understand how their learning experiences as kids shaped who they are as working professionals and as mothers raising the next generation of learners and doers. [Read last week’s Learning to Learn post on Goals vs Growth] […]

May 30, 2022

Learning to Learn: Creating Healthy Boundaries in the Learning Process

This is part of the Learning to Learn series, where I’ve been interviewing working mothers with school-age children to understand how their learning experiences as kids shaped who they are as working professionals and as mothers raising the next generation of learners and doers. [Read Last Week’s Learning to Learn on “Failing Better Next Time“] […]

May 16, 2022

Learning to Learn: Goals vs Growth – Fostering a Love of Learning to Fuel Future Success

This is part of the Learning to Learn series, where I’ve been interviewing working mothers with school-age children to understand how their learning experiences as kids shaped who they are as working professionals and as mothers raising the next generation of learners and doers. Hi Rebecca, good to see you. So let’s start. If you’d […]

May 9, 2022

Learning to Learn: On “Failing Better Next Time”

My name is Sandhya Jain-Patel. I have two children, a six-year-old daughter who’s going be seven in February and a 10 year old son who just turned 10 in July. He’s in fifth grade and she’s in first grade. He is my heart and she is my fire.   Beautiful, Sandhya! So, let’s get started talking […]

February 21, 2022

Inviting New Voices to the Table with Sandhya Jain-Patel

Hey Rachel! Great to be with you. So let’s start off with you introducing yourself to everybody.  Hi, I am Rachel Lotus. I am a mom of three; twelve, ten, and seven year old humans, and I’m also a sexuality educator. I’m based in Brooklyn, New York and I’m really happy to be here.  Wonderful, […]

February 14, 2022

Process over Product: Raising Confident Learners with Rachel Lotus

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