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Where are you keeping all their art work?

My kids are 31 and 28 – and their art work, school papers, reports and countless projects are STILL stored in the attic. Maybe we’ll pull the boxes and bins out when they have kids of their own. But, right now, they are off traveling the world (Cuba, Nepal, Cayman Islands, and England in onlymore >>

Boys: Academics & Schooling

Music – yes!

Music – yes!

Talking with Steve and Rebecca on KXL101… Should music be a part of your child’s education? Yes! Six percent of kids want to be president but 13% want to be musicians. Music is a big part of our lives but unfortunately, it seems to be the first go in school budget cuts. YET it ismore >>

Parents: Tips & Strategies

A Year of Boy Talk

BOY TALK Nuggets of Wisdom… Enjoy these words gleaned from our many parenting experts… Each Boy Talk is on sale this month and includes a Tool Kit, summarizing our conversation and with additional resources and recommendations.  All Boy Talks are here. BOY TALK #1: How to Get Him Reading and Keep Him Reading Many boysmore >>

Educators: Tips & Strategies

Gunplay at School-What’s a Teacher to Do?

Gunplay at School-What’s a Teacher to Do?

Gunplay at Home is one thing. If you’ve recognized your boy’s need to play with weapons/tools in an active, adventurous way, you’ve likely already begun to ‘manage’ that behavior with firm rules. Read Guidelines for Gunplay here. He’s Hard-Wired For It In Wired to Move, the hard-wired differences of boys are explained: boys tend “tomore >>

Boys: Social & Emotional Life

What Does the Super Bowl Have to Do with an old Girl Scout Song?

Watching the end of the Super Bowl, as grown men elatedly shared their full range of emotions by hugging, crying, bumping into and holding each other, I was saddened that this seems to be one of the few acceptable places for grown men to touch in a platonic way. Unfortunately, sports is one of themore >>

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