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.


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.


Raising Teens to be Good People

Aug 15, 2019

Dr. Marvin Berkowitz discusses how to raise children with strong character, prepared to put good into the world.


Nurturing Grit and Self-Control in Teens

Aug 15, 2019

Dr. Angela Duckworth discusses the importance of nurturing grit and other character strengths in teens.


The 7 Keys to Resilience

Aug 14, 2019

This video series provides parents with the 7 essential tools needed to build resilience in their teens.

Category: Resilience,Videos

Strategies for Parenting in the Digital Age

Aug 13, 2019

Dr. Yalda Uhls discusses screen time, social media, and all things digital.


The Importance of Focusing on Teen Strengths

Jul 23, 2019

Learn why it's vital to talk with teens about their strengths.


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