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.

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Expressing Emotion is Good for Your Family!

Jan 25, 2022

Showing how you feel is key to health and well-being.

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Teach Your Teen the Importance of Dependability

Nov 17, 2021

Tips to teach your teen about dependability and the significance of being reliable.

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It’s About More Than Just Giving Thanks

Nov 17, 2021

Find opportunities to reconnect and heal.

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Which Role Models Will Benefit Your Teens Most?

Nov 16, 2021

Discover which role models benefit teens most and how, and who they often choose.

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Using Empathy to Better Understand Others

Sep 28, 2021

How to embrace and encourage empathy during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

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How Kinship Instills Character and Values in Indigenous Families

Aug 26, 2021

Learn more about the key principles that guide Indigenous families.

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