"Family is not an important thing. It's everything." - Michael J. Fox

Social emotional learning (SEL) and restorative practices are two complementary approaches that can create positive and supportive learning and home environments. SEL focuses on developing students' social and emotional skills, such as self-awareness, self-management, empathy, and relationship skills. Restorative practices focus on repairing the harm caused by conflict or wrongdoing, emphasizing the importance of accountability, responsibility, and community.

 SEL and restorative practices can be aligned in the following ways at home:

When used in families, restorative practices can help to improve communication, build trust, and resolve conflict peacefully.