How To Reduce Medical Costs for Your Child

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Medical costs can really strain family finances.  Image credit A recent survey found that nearly one in four Americans have medical debt and that 22% of those surveyed had previous medical debt they had paid off. With the cost of living rising and finances becoming increasingly squeezed, it is little wonder that more people, parents […]

Pros & Cons Of Letting Your Boy Play Video Games

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Should you let your boy play video games? Let’s look at the pros and cons:  Image Credit (CC0 License) Pro: Develops problem-solving skills A big advantage of video games is their ability to develop problem-solving skills. Take a simple and non-violent game like Minecraft. There are loads of different Minecraft servers out there with different […]

How to Encourage Your Boys to Take Up a Hobby

Do your boys have a hobby?  Hobbies can provide relaxation, entertainment, social connections, and skill development. But boys often require some extra support and encouragement to explore their passions. If you have young boys at home and are looking for ways to help them discover hobbies they will enjoy, you’ve come to the right place! […]

How You Can Encourage Boys To Love Learning At Home

Instilling a love of learning in your son is one of the greatest things you can do for him.  Some children gravitate towards learning, seemingly having a natural passion for new knowledge. But that’s not the case with every child, especially as they get older.   As a parent,  you can foster a love of learning […]

Encouraging Better Bus Behavior

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Whether your children ride a traditional school bus or an emerging ride-share option like Zum transportation, discipline problems can still arise. Handling problems like rowdy students and bullying on the bus requires parents and schools to work together. What can each party do to help the bus ride remain safe and secure for all riders? Let’s […]

Five Skills Boys Can Gain from Online Dancing Programs

As the world becomes more digitalized, schools encourage students to try new activities such as coding and dancing online. Yes — kids really can learn to dance online (have you ever seen TikTok?) — and yes, boys can dance. Here’s a list of five skills boys may gain from online dancing programs: 1. Creativity Dancing online […]

Revealed: The Least Stressful Ways to Move to a New Area With Your Young Son

Moving is disruptive, exciting, inconvenient and life-changing. A move to a new home is stressful, and there’s no way to make the process pain-free. However, there’s a lot you can do to reduce the stress. Image Credit Here  are some steps you can take to minimize the stress of moving: Discuss Your Decision to Move […]

The Role of Parents in the IEP Process

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Many parents are unsure about their role in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) procedure and what they can contribute to the process. It’s important to remember that while they may not be well-versed in special education law, they are the foremost expert on their child. To play a key role in the development, monitoring, and […]

Raising Gentlemen

Raising gentlemen is more challenging than it sounds.  Most of us are. But as you’ve likely already learned, raising kids is not for the faint-hearted. We WANT to raise great guys  — we want our boys to grow into polite, well-mannered, educated, courteous and respectful gentlemen — but actually doing so can turn out to be […]

The Benefits Of Fishing When Parenting Your Boys

The benefits of fishing are many! If you’re looking for a hobby that will get your son off the couch and offline, why not consider fishing? It’s an age-old sport that has stood the test of time, and is worth considering, especially for those boys averse to team sports. This outdoor sport can benefit your […]