We are equipping adults with the information and tools they need to raise resilient children by providing concrete tips and tools for everyday use. We focus on 7 topic areas research shows build protective resilience to life’s challenges: Hope, Relationships, Coping, Safety, Communication, Habits, Knowledge.
PRACTICES THAT CULTIVATE HOPE
Cultivate…HOPE with creative displays of waypower
A few months ago we explained in a post that people who have hope have both “willpower” and “waypower”. Waypower: The ability to see a…Read More
PRACTICES THAT CULTIVATE COMMUNICATION
Cultivate…Communication around gun violence.
We are deeply saddened to hear of more violence in our community last night in Tulsa. We are posting some resources for parents to use…Read More
PRACTICES THAT CULTIVATE RELATIONSHIPS
Cultivate…Relationships by Teaching Children to be Allies
The PTA’s motto is “Every Child, One Voice”. It means we speak and act in unity for the betterment of all children. If your child…Read More
PRACTICES THAT CULTIVATE SAFETY
Cultivate…COMMUNICATION by discussing the effects of alcohol.
According to the 2019-2020 Oklahoma Prevention Needs Assessment, 63.1% of Oklahoma youth do not understand the risks associated with alcohol and other drug use. Here…Read More
PRACTICES THAT CULTIVATE KNOWLEDGE
Cultivate…KNOWLEDGE of Character Strengths
There are 24 research-based character strengths in the field of Positive Psychology. Research indicates that the ability to use one’s signature strengths is a key…Read More
PRACTICES THAT CULTIVATE COPING
Cultivate…COPING by teaching your child Upstairs and Downstairs Brain
A key component of teaching children resilience is explaining to them that both feelings and logical thoughts are important. As humans, we shouldn’t have to…Read More
PRACTICES THAT CULTIVATE HABITS
Cultivate… HABITS by Connecting Loved Ones with Ongoing Mental Health Supports
Today, we will talk about the last step of the 5 Action Steps from #BeThe1To’s campaign for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month – connecting our…Read More