Umbrellas Are Not Just For Kids!

Umbrellas Are Not Just For Kids!

These days, a lot of what I hear from my clients and my friends is the incredible pressure on parents who are trying to work full-time from home with young children to look after or to help with their education - whatever form that takes. I have yet to meet one...

10 Tips for Better Social Media Practice

10 Tips for Better Social Media Practice

The world of social media is difficult to navigate as a parent or child. The current rain that we are experiencing has created an enhanced pressure to keep updated and informed. We’ve collected some tips for you and your family for healthy social media boundaries and...

Getting On Board With Your Children’s Interests

Getting On Board With Your Children’s Interests

Research shows that children rarely find their sense of purpose in things they were told to do by their parents. Instead, purposeful kids attribute their sense of meaning to the menu of options they were exposed to throughout their childhood and their ability to...

Welcome to Mastery Month at the Umbrella Project!

Welcome to Mastery Month at the Umbrella Project!

Welcome to June and Mastery month and the Umbrella Project! Mastery is our ability to work towards excelling at something - our craft, our relationships, our jobs and many others. The early stages of mastery require many of our Umbrella Skills to push through the...

Self-efficacy is foundational to integrity

Self-efficacy is foundational to integrity

The Umbrella Skills work best together! One of the skills that’s foundational for integrity is self-efficacy. Self-efficacy is our belief in ourselves, that we can accomplish our goals or the tasks that we’ve set out to do. If your child does not strongly believe in...

Real integrity is doing the right thing

Real integrity is doing the right thing

"Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not." Oprah Winfrey We would love to hear your stories of hard won, real integrity. What was the last thing you did to build this important skill?