How to Get Your Son to Love School Subjects (More)

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Do you have a son who is having a negative experience with school? Do they hate school? There’s nothing necessarily wrong with hating school; chances are, at one point in time, you hated it too. Take some time to figure out why your son doesn’t like school. What’s going on? Is it the teacher? (Or […]

Preparing Your Boys For a Stable Financial Future

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In today’s world, financial stability is essential for a comfortable and secure life. But how do you ensure that your family is financially secure? Can you teach financial stability? Yes and no. You can role model responsible money management and you teach your kids about money, banks, credit, debt, investing and more. And then, you […]

Plan Your Next Perfect Trip for the Perfect Family Fun

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The best memories are made when families spend quality time together. These memories last a lifetime and are something that can be cherished forever. So if you’re looking for ideas on how to have a fun-filled family vacation, you’ve come to the right place! This blog post will discuss a variety of different options for […]

How Can We Make Sure Our Kids Don’t Make the Same Mistakes We Did?

A parent’s desire to protect their child from harm is perhaps the most powerful instinct in the world. So when we see our children going through life and rites of passage, such as learning to drive, dating, or undertaking major exam, we want to give them the benefit of our years of experience to ensure […]

5 Ways to Set A Good Example For Your Boys

It’s so important to set a good example for your boys. Raising boys is a challenge — and raising thoughtful,  responsible, respectful men of integrity in a society that so often rewards less-than-stellar behavior is a BIG challenge! Your example, however, matters far more than the examples of politicians, porn stars, rappers, and online influencers. […]

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! […]

The Ultimate Guide To Teaching Your Teen To Drive

Teaching your teen to drive — and then letting him drive off independently — can be scary. For both of you! Some teen boys are eager to drive. They’ve spent several years observing their parents transport them in various vehicles and have been patiently (or not-so-patiently!) waiting for years to independently drive themselves to any […]

Books Boys Like to Read

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Finding books boys like to read isn’t easy. Especially if you’re a middle-aged mom who generally doesn’t understand what tween and teenage boys like or think. I recently discussed building boys’ reading and literacy skills with educator Todd Feltman, who created and shared this fantastic list of culturally responsive novels for young adult males. Got […]

Middle School Boys Start “Pedo Database”

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A group of middle school boys started a “Pedo Database” because adults didn’t take their complaints seriously. There is something seriously wrong when 6th and 7th grade boys recognize an adult male’s behavior toward preteen girls as creepy and adults fail to act.  And yet, that’s exactly where we are. According to a Boston Globe […]

Effective Tips For Raising Responsible Boys

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Raising responsible boys is…not easy. We live in a society that prioritizes personal pleasure and satisfaction over responsibility — and our kids are surrounded by people who fail to take responsibility for their actions. Add on top of that boys’ immature, still-developing brains and that time crunch many of us parents face trying to balance […]