Parenting tips and recommended reading

For advice on helping youth connect with purpose, click on the tip sheet to enlarge . Consider reading the books listed below for insight on how to raise resilient kids:

  • Overloaded and Underprepared by Dr. Denise Pope of Challenge Success

  • How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims

  • Grit by Angela Duckworth

    These and other recommended books can be found at your local library, or can be purchased online at {pages} a bookstore by clicking on the link below.

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Recommended National Resources

Click on the Challenge Success logo at left to visit the Challenge Success website and access tops for parents to raise a well-balanced student. We also recommend watching a video from Dr. Denise Pope, Founder of Challenge Success on the topic of "Helping Students Find Balance”. Note: Challenge Success does charge a fee to view this video, but we believe it is worth it.. CLICK HERE to preview Denise Popes full video: The Well-Balanced Student.

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Articles to help connect youth with purpose

Articles on the importance of helping youth find balance

National mindfulness videos 


Daily Dose of Inspiration

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