The Character Movement


Acting with Wisdom

While I was out at a shopping mall recently, I saw a young mother tell her four-year-old, “You’re acting like a child.” I wanted to say, “Excuse me, your child is a child,” As a father, I can understand her perspective. Parenting would be so much easier if children acted less like children.


Love People, Use Things

It’s that time of year. The season to give and get stuff. My mailbox overflows with catalogs on what to buy and how to be happy. When I was young, all I needed to be happy was a Hot Wheels set. Then all would be well. Then I would be satisfied. When I got the Hot Wheels deluxe set, I was satisfied – for about three hours.READ MORE


Happy Holidays from Youth Frontiers!

It’s been a great year at Youth Frontiers! We’ve reached tens of thousands of students and educators with our messages of kindness, courage, responsibility and respect. Thanks to all of our supporters who have championed Youth Frontiers’ mission of building positive school communities where students can thrive socially, emotionally and academically. We couldn’t do it without you.

Happy holidays and have a wonderful new year!