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Landfall Youth Development Photo Club

Landfall Youth Development Photo Club

All of FamilyMeans' Youth Development programs work toward the goal of equipping youth to learn, thrive, connect and contribute throughout their lives. The new Landfall Photo Club project, implemented…

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Cimarron Teens' Podcast : Carnation

Cimarron Teens' Podcast : Carnation

Each year, FamilyMeans serves about 280 youth in our nationally recognized Youth…

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Youth as Leaders

Youth as Leaders

FamilyMeans’ Youth Development programs offer many ways for young people to acquire and practice their leadership skills. CJ, a participant in our Cimarron Youth Bicycle Program, has been an invaluable…

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Parenting in the Summer

Parenting in the Summer

Ahhh summertime…..Wait! The kids are home for the summer and trying to keep them entertained and not saying “I’m bored” every five minutes can be a full time job. Summertime is a time for relaxation,…

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The Impact of Praise on Youth Development

The Impact of Praise on Youth Development

Aristotle said “Good habits formed at youth make all the difference”. Today, over 2,000 years later, we are still attempting to find the best ways to mentor our youth so that they grow into successful, happy human beings. As parents, teachers, mentors, or even community members, how do we start forming these good habits in our youth? Inherently, the answer is to praise our children for the good they have done.

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