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 >>

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.

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.

School Problems

School Problems

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

Place limits on money and talk about why you have the limits you do. For example, you may say that it’s important to save, which is why you don’t say yes to every request to buy something from family members.

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.