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.


Supporting Military Families

Jan 04, 2023

Military-affiliated families share a source of abundant strengths and a predictable set of challenges.


The Language of Resilience

Sep 04, 2022

Find the words to encourage teens to bounce back from challenging times.

Category: Resilience

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.


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