Building Character

Character is about having strong values and morals. It’s about being a good person, even when no one is watching. Learn ways to nurture those strengths of character known to build happy, healthy, successful young people.

Essential Reads

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist on Why Being a Student Reporter Builds Character

Jun 16, 2022

A hidden path to building character: being a reporter.


Managing Screen Time Together

Jan 02, 2024

Small digital screens can have a big influence on family life.

Category: Role Modeling

Three Ways to Connect with Teens Over the Holidays

Dec 10, 2023

Parents, make the most of the holidays when school is out to really connect with your teen. Three ideas to consider.


Character Making News: Teens Showing Grit

Nov 09, 2023

Some of our favorite news stories of young people across the country showing their grit.


4 Ways to Teach Your Teen to Have Cultural Humility

Oct 26, 2023

Learn about the concept of cultural humility and how to encourage it in teens.


5 Ways Parents Can Impact Student Success in School

Jul 23, 2023

Tips to support your child's academic success.


Character Making News: Teens Showing Empathy

May 31, 2023

News stories in which young people across the country are showing empathy.


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