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! […]

Raising Boys: Myths Debunked!

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Raising boys can be a bit of a challenge. There is so much misinformation about what to do and not do as an adult to raise healthy, happy boys that it can be hard to know where the truth ends and the myths begin.  Image Credit: Photo by Monstera from Pexels This blog post will debunk some of […]

Helping Boys Unleash Their Creativity

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Image – CC0 License Helping our boys to be themselves can be a bit of a challenge. Some boys aren’t exactly keen on sharing their inner selves with the rest of world — and that’s okay, as long as they are confident in themselves.  Parents can help boys discover (and express) their authentic selves by […]

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 […]

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 […]

Helping Your Son To Be Himself

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Boys can suffer a lot from self esteem issues as they grow, and quite a lot of the time, these worries and fears are swept under the rug. Men’s mental health can be an oft ignored issue, but increasingly, parents (and teachers) are turning their attention toward boys’ mental health. One way you can help: […]

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 […]

How To Guide Boys In Their Interests

Helping boys discover (and engage in) their interests is one way we can address the fact that boys’ needs are often overlooked or ignored in modern society. But how do we as parents do this? Here are a few ideas you can use to guide your children to explore the things that make them curious […]