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“Can I Kiss You?”

A simple question. There are so many reasons that we don’t ask it. The news is FILLED with accusations of sexual assault – from inappropriate touch, to underage ‘dating’ by older men, to well…. you know if you’ve listened to the news…Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein, Louis CK, Roy Moore….and that’s just in the past week.more >>

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

Boy Talk #4: How to Talk about “Those” Dreams

Boy Talk #4: How to Talk about “Those” Dreams

Janet here:  We’re continuing our monthly theme of taking the plunge into “the talk” – which will become many talks from the time your boy is young, hopefully… and we’re launching into what might be another ‘awkward’ conversation between you and your boy. Amy Lang of Birds + Bees + Kids is our s-expert andmore >>

Educators: Tips & Strategies

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. If you’re still trying to figure it out – read Guidelines for Gunplay here. He’s Hard-Wired For It In Wired to Move, themore >>

Boys: Social & Emotional Life

Restoring the Heart

Near or far, we have ALL lived through Hurricane #Harvey. Just as we will all live through #Irma. It takes a physical and emotional toll on ALL of us. It stirs anxiety, fear, wonder, anticipation, and may even re-open past traumas. Neighbors help neighbors, community groups, and national organizations – all pitch-in to restore services,more >>

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