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.

Why Things Shouldn’t Go Back to Normal After COVID-19

Mar 18, 2021

Why pediatrician Dr. Ken Ginsburg believes things shouldn’t go back to the way they were before the pandemic – and how a “new normal” could benefit teens and families.

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Category: Resilience

Family Strategies During COVID-19 School Closures

Mar 10, 2021

Strategies to build resilience in the face of COVID-19 challenges to schooling.

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How to Talk to Teens About Civic Engagement After the Capitol Hill Riot

Jan 11, 2021

Strategies to process the riots and talk about the importance of civic engagement with teens.

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Focus on What’s Meaningful During COVID

Dec 10, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic forces families to make difficult decisions and shuffle priorities. Use this time to make parenting choices that strengthen your family.

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Category: Resilience

Make Holiday Memories With Your Teen (Even During the Pandemic!)

Nov 17, 2020

Four ways to connect as a family during the holiday season.

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Nurturing Grit and Character in Teens

Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Angela Duckworth, best-selling author of "Grit," explains that parents can nurture grit along with other character strengths in teens.

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