Discovering Your Family’s Strengths

Discovering Your Family’s Strengths

This five-part webinar series examines the practical implications of Search Institute’s American Family Assets Study.

Get Moving! Simple Tips for Staying Active

Get Moving! Simple Tips for Staying Active

Active families are healthy families. Get moving with these everyday steps >>

School Problems

School Problems

Ideas to help your kids get past their troubles at school and make it a place for effective learning.

Build Strong Families with Stories

Build Strong Families with Stories

We have partnered with First Book to create a collection of children’s books about family strengths.

Find a natural place for regular, pressure-free check-ins with your child. Some families find that conversation flows smoothly while traveling in the car. Others find it easy to chat while on a walk or a run, while washing dishes, or even during commercial breaks.

Empathy: Why It's Important, Why We Should Nurture It in Our Kid

Empathy is the ability to see and value what another person is feeling or experiencing. One of the most important skills we can teach our kids is empathy >>

ParentFurther Blog: A Thoughtful Blog for Busy Parents

February 11, 2015

By: Becky Post

Search Institute is currently doing a lot of work to help adolescents develop perseverance skills to reach their school and life goals. A precursor to children developing perseverance is executive function, a term that refers to the capacity to control one’s behavior and direct it toward longer-term goals.

November 24, 2014

By: Dr. Jenna Sethi, Guest Blogger

What do you like most about being with your family? In our November webinar, Nurturing Strong Family Relationships During the Teenage Years, we asked webinar participants to tell us what they enjoy most about being together as a family.

October 29, 2014

By: Becky Post

If you have a child in an out-of-school-time sport or club, you may have been recruited to coach or lead that activity.