Actionable advice for parents and teachers—
based on science. 

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Use consequences to promote honesty

When my son Ron was young, I told him not to lie—being honest is what separates the good guys from the bad guys. But this lesson soon got me into trouble.

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Evidence-based ways to help children thrive. 

Kindness Playbook

Actions or speech intended to help others

Self-Control Playbook

Doing what’s best despite short-term temptations

Social Intelligence Playbook

The ability to connect with other people

Curiosity Playbook

Wanting to know more

Emotional Intelligence Playbook

Understanding your feelings and using them wisely

Grit Playbook

Passion and perseverance for long-term goals