Actionable advice for parents and teachers—
based on science. 

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Social media is the worst

“Dad, can I text my friends on your phone?” asked our 12-year-old for what seemed like the hundredth time. We had resisted getting our daughter her own cell phone, but now that we were moving—to a house a mile from the closest bus stop—it was time.


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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