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Do you have a ‘Mama’s Boy’? Good!

I’ve been reading, “The Mama’s Boy Myth, Why Keeping our Sons Close Makes Them Stronger,” by Kate Stone Lombardi, and it made me wonder if I owe you an apology?   For years I have been encouraging mothers to “let their sons go towards men.” What I mean by this is for moms to takemore >>

Boys: Academics & Schooling

Multi-Tasking: Do we ask too much of boys?

Multi-Tasking: Do we ask too much of boys?

Most boys are not multi-taskers. Their brains are simply not designed that way. Yet, as they enter middle school and high school – before their brains are fully developed to handle a wide array of tasks – we’re asking them to juggle many different expectations every single day. We want them to be top-notch atmore >>

Parents: Tips & Strategies

Do you give him too much information?

Do you feel like he doesn’t listen? Tunes you out? Ignores you? Flipside: Many boys and men often complain when they’re given too many details. Just give him the facts so he can get the job done. He may have tuned you out after the first detail because he just doesn’t need – and can’tmore >>

Educators: Tips & Strategies

Turn Your Child’s No into Yes

Turn Your Child’s No into Yes

What if you could turn your child’s NO into YES? Is your child’s first response to everything an immediate and adamant “NO”? You aren’t alone. Many parents share your frustration (and anger) when every single response seems to be NO. You aren’t alone, even teachers get frustrated when their students say NO – sometimes beforemore >>

Boys: Social & Emotional Life

Do you have a ‘Mama’s Boy’? Good!

I’ve been reading, “The Mama’s Boy Myth, Why Keeping our Sons Close Makes Them Stronger,” by Kate Stone Lombardi, and it made me wonder if I owe you an apology?   For years I have been encouraging mothers to “let their sons go towards men.” What I mean by this is for moms to takemore >>


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