The Power Of Father-Son Bonding

  If you are a father to any young boys, then there is something that you are probably keen to try and master as well as you can: the bonding process with your son. The father-son bond is an incredibly important thing to nurture, in that it provides many great benefits for the kid while […]

Is DIY Dead And Should We Teach It To Our Boys?

Young worker in hardhat

Let’s say something is broken in your home. What’s the first thing you do? Do you try and fix it yourself or do you call in the pros? Most people will probably have a go and then when they fail, they’ll resort to an online search for a nearby expert. This will be after perusing […]

Age 16 & Learning to Let Go

Getting his license was the easy part. Standing back and figuring out how to when to step in and when to step back…THAT was  — is — the hard part. Isn’t that the hard part of parenting, in general? Maybe that’s why I found the baby years easy. When you have an infant who needs […]

How To Embrace The Activities Your Boys Want To Do   When you’re a parent of boys, life is never dull. There’s always a lot of energy in the air. Sure, all kids can be full of beans, but you will find that a lot of boys tend to need to really let off steam. They’ll often be quite active, and need to really […]

Six Things Every Father Should Teach His Son About Cars

Everyone knows that boys love their toys, but if there’s one thing that most fathers and sons have in common, it’s a fascination with cars. You may have already noticed that your son is interested in cars and all things with wheels from the time you bought him his first Matchbox car. For some boys, […]

Vacation Ideas That Will Appeal To Teens

Traveling as a family can be a really fun and rewarding experience as you get to spend uninterrupted time together. And with the busy lives we all normally lead, a trip gives you a chance to  relax, do some fun activities, and spend some quality time together. But the truth is that you want to […]

Growing Boys: How You Can Support The Process   Parenting boys can be a lot of fun – as you well know. But at the same time, you may find that you have to really work to get it right. That’s especially true for moms of boys. After all, you’re not male and don’t have firsthand understanding of some of the challenges […]

How to Deal with an Unmotivated Boy

Do you have an unmotivated boy? You’re not alone. If fact, according to the comments I hear from parents of boys all over the world, motivated boys are the aberration, especially in the tween and teen years. It’s far more common to hear things like: “My son is 15. He is completely unmotivated. He hates […]

3 Good Ways to Boost Your Boy’s Confidence

Image via Pixabay Raising boys can be difficult at the best of times. They’re typically noisy, boisterous, and highly likely to track mud all over the inside of the house. They scuffle and fight with each other, take silly risks, and can keep you up at all hours of the day and night. But none […]