Yes, single moms -- including divorced, widowed and never-married moms-- CAN raise healthy, well-adjusted boys. My boys and … [Read more...] about Tips for Single Moms Raising Boys
I did not plan to get divorced. I did not plan to share legal and physical custody of my four children. In fact, in the early … [Read more...] about Is Shared Parenting Best for Boys After Divorce?
The absence of fathers has long been blamed for boys' problems in society. Boys who lack regular interaction with a caring, … [Read more...] about Boys Need Dads, But…
Rule #1 of raising healthy, emotionally well-adjusted kids: Keep the kids out of the parent crap. That rule is probably … [Read more...] about Kate & Jon Gosselin Missed This Memo
Are my boys doomed to failure because their father and I divorced? Some, apparently, would say yes. A 2012 New York … [Read more...] about Are Single Parents Bad for Boys?
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The current culture portrayed by the media denigrates both men and women into sex-starved animals. We are much more than … [Read more...] about What About Less-Than-Ideal Male Role Models?
Talk about an article designed to attract my attention. An article published in The Guardian, a British newspaper, carries … [Read more...] about Boys, Education and Single Parenthood
The turkey is in the brine, the pies are on the front porch and my sister, thankfully, is bringing the potatoes. My home is … [Read more...] about Thankful
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