List and reflect on important values

List and reflect on important values

One of the things that you can do to help your child develop the important integrity skill is to encourage them to make a list of the four to six values that they want to be as they grow up. Then have them reflect on actions that match with those words. For example,...

How is your household integrity?

How is your household integrity?

Integrity happens when we have good values and our actions match these values. Broken down, integrity consists of a few key components: Responsibility: Respect Fairness Trustworthiness Honesty As integrity month starts, have a family meeting and discuss these five (5)...

Overcommitting compromises our integrity

Overcommitting compromises our integrity

One of the ways that we inadvertently compromise our integrity regularly is by overcommitting in life. If we say ‘yes’ to everything, we may back out of commitments at the last minute or show up less than ready. Help your child get comfortable with saying no and...

Reward your child for using integrity

Reward your child for using integrity

We live in a world where it is easy for integrity to take a back seat to power and material success. However, when kids learn to feel good about doing what’s right, they can measure the quality of their lives on more than just academic achievements or material...

Umbrella Launch Videos

For a deeper understanding of the research behind the Umbrella Project metaphor, please watch the following video that will help you run the program in the classroom: We also invite you to watch this video that will help you access and understand the monthly lesson...

An Introduction to Integrity!

An Introduction to Integrity!

Thank you so much for being a part of the Umbrella Project and helping us improve wellbeing for everyone! Each month, we focus on one piece of what makes a powerful umbrella of well-being skills. In April, we spent time on what intrinsically motivates our children and...