Q&A Series

In this far-reaching Q&A series, we feature prominent parenting authors and youth development experts. Exploring topics ranging from parental happiness to becoming a more patient parent, these interviews offer actionable tips you can implement into daily life.

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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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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Talking About Race With Teens

Sep 11, 2019

Expert discussion with Dr. Howard Stevenson about strategies to talk to teens about race.

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Helping Middle School Students Thrive

Aug 26, 2019

Phyllis Fagel, author of "Middle School Matters" talks about how to make the most of middle school.

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Help Teens Reap the Benefits of Gratitude

Jun 12, 2019

Strategies to promote gratitude in teens from Maryam Abdullah, Parenting Program Director at the Greater Good Science Center.

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Raising Teenagers to be Kind and Grateful

May 27, 2019

Want a happier family? Pay attention to your teen’s developing character. Learn how from Developmental Psychologist Dr. Thomas Lickona.  

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How to Help Teens Develop Patience

Apr 29, 2019

Dr. Sarah Schnitker of Baylor University discusses why patience is important and how to encourage it in teens.

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