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.


3 Ways to Help Teens Show Humility

Feb 02, 2023

Help your teen understand the value of being humble.


Three Ways to Connect with Teens Over the Holidays

Dec 10, 2022

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


Ensuring Strong Connections for Teens

Jul 20, 2022

Make sure your teen feels connected within and beyond the family unit to enable their resilience.

Category: Resilience

Character Making News: Generous Teens Around the World

Jul 18, 2022

A roundup of news stories featuring generous teens around the world.


How to Raise Generous Teens

Jul 08, 2022

Discover five strategies for supporting your teen’s emerging generosity.


Why Parents Must Make Teaching Kindness a Priority

May 19, 2022

How parents and teens can nurture empathy and bring more of it into their lives. 


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