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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 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

Hi, Yuying. Nice to see you. I’d love for you to introduce yourself please.  So my name is Yuying. I’ve been a product executive for about 20 years now. I started in pure tech and now I’m in my passion space which is ed-tech for the last 7 years working across K12 and also for […]

February 7, 2022

The Value of Inquiry and Exploration with Yuying Chen-Wynn

Hi Amy. I’m so glad to be with you talking about learning. So, I’d love it if you wanted to just give a little intro to folks so they know who you are.  My name is Amy Mascott and I’m a former high school English teacher and currently a reading specialist, who was back in […]

January 31, 2022

Gaining a Growth Mindset with Amy Mascott

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