Developmental Asset #37: Personal Power

According to Search Institute, “The most important piece of the self-esteem puzzle is personal power - the sense your child gets from knowing they can have an effect on their world.” As your child grows into adolescence, they become more independent, and have an increasing level of responsibility, choice, and control. It is important to … Continue reading Developmental Asset #37: Personal Power

Developmental Asset #30: Responsibility

A young person who learns to accept responsibility for his or her own actions, choices, and life will grow into a more competent and independent adult than one who doesn’t. Here are some ways you can promote personal responsibility in your child, from early years up through young adulthood.   Educate your kids about the … Continue reading Developmental Asset #30: Responsibility