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.

Help Teens Learn to Control Emotions

Jan 03, 2020

The ability of teens to self-regulate is essential for their short and long-term wellbeing. Here’s why and ways parents can help.

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Chores May Not Teach Teens Self-Control

Dec 13, 2019

Do chores teach teens self-control? Find out!

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Gratitude is Contagious. Catch It.

Dec 13, 2019

Dr. Andrea Hussong offers strategies for boosting gratitude levels in teens.

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Three Ways to Connect with Teens Over the Holidays

Dec 10, 2019

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

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Why Teens Need to be Wise to Succeed

Nov 07, 2019

Is your teen smart or wise? Knowing the difference matters to their long-term success.

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Finding Meaning and Purpose

Oct 01, 2019

In this Q&A, we talk with Dr. William Damon about why it’s so important for teens to develop a sense of purpose.

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