Understanding the world as it really is—random—can liberate and empower us.
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Fostering good character in an unkind culture.
Thomas Lickona, Ph.D.
Even one serious character problem can spell big trouble in a romantic relationship.
The sexual revolution and the Internet have made porn ubiquitous. Growing evidence documents its risks. How can we teach our young to avoid them?
A Family Mission Statement puts into writing the values you want to guide family life.
Failing to give children family responsibilities, being a "friend" instead of an authority figure, and letting the culture raise your kids are 3 avoidable parenting errors.
Sibling battles are often the chief disruptor of family peace. But you can change that by teaching your kids how to solve their conflicts fairly.
Expressing thanks and curbing complaints are a key part of kindness. Take the No Complaints Challenge.
4 ways to correct unkind behavior.
Try these 20 conversation starters with your family.
How to cultivate kindness in everyday family life.
How to make yours go well—and mistakes to avoid.
Handled in the right way, conflicts can make your family stronger.
Not sure whether to talk to your kids about President Trump's reported "s—hole countries" remark, or what to say if you do?
Thomas Lickona is a developmental psychologist, director of the Center for the 4th and 5th Rs, and the author of How to Raise Kind Kids (April 2018).