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 […]

7 Ways Cartoons Inspire Your Boys To Achieve

Inspiration, by its very definition,  is the feeling of being mentally stimulated to do something. This can relate to a whole number of activities. People can feel inspired to exercise, to research the history of an invention, or to make a nice gesture for another individual. Individuals need to feel inspired in order to put […]

The Gender Reading Gap: Why Boys Underperform In Reading & What Can You Do About It

The gender reading gap is real. Studies show that girls outperform boys in reading and literacy skills in almost all countries and it’s far more likely for boys to leave school unable to read. If you have boys, it’s important that you give them extra support. Having poor reading skills will negatively impact their life […]

4 Fun Ways To Connect And Have Fun With Your Boys

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Are you looking for ways to reconnect with your kids? If so, then you might want to consider planning a weekend away. Of course, for this to be a success, you need to make sure that you choose the right activities. Here are some of the possibilities that could be perfect for you.  Pexels Source […]

A Complete Guide To Cycling On The Road With Your Child

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Source (CC0 License) When your child gets their first bike, it literally changes their world. Their eyes are open to new possibilities – and endless hours of fun. They may stabilizers or training wheels on as they learn to cycle, before gradually taking them off and cycling on two wheels. That’s a huge moment for […]

Strategies for When Your Teen Son Hates School

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Pexels – CCO Licence What do you do with a teen son who hates school? First: Know you’re not alone. One of the biggest challenges many parents of teen boys face is the school issue. Although many teens can hate school for many reasons, it does seem to be a bit more common with boys, and […]

5 Early Signs Your Son Might Need Braces

pixabay Many children and teens have orthodontic work, and braces are a common part of growing up. They’re not only important to achieving that perfect smile, they also prevent future dental health problems. Different children need braces at different ages, however. It’s good to plan for braces, as even though they are usually very effective, […]

3 Things Parents Learned During Lockdown

Photo by Paige Cody on Unsplash Lockdown has been a trying time for all of us. A lot of parents have struggled during this period. After all, juggling homeschooling and work has not been easy, has it? Plus, there are a lot of parents who have found themselves out of work because of the pandemic, […]

Safety Tips For Parents Teaching Their Boys How To Drive

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Are you intimidated by the prospect of teaching boys how to drive?  When it comes to building independence in your son, one of the best things you can do is to teach him how to drive (when he reaches the legal age!) (Unsplash CC0) Of course, the prospect of your son taking the wheel can […]