Blogs about Boys

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Welcome to a new weekly feature, a weekly round-up of some of the best boy-related blog posts on the web. Find something interesting during the week? Send me a link! You just might see it again next Friday. On being heard — Elizabeth at Boy Crazy writes beautifully and eloquently about the need to listen […]

Blogging Lessons for Parents

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Have you ever watched a bunch of marathoners at the finish line? Some stride through confidently throught the finish (only to puke on the other side). Others grimace and groan, determined to push through to the end. Still others stagger and crawl, the tears streaming down their faces a mixture of pain and pride. The […]

Blogathon2010: Haiku

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Posting everyday can be a challenge. There’s the time commitment, sure, but even more than that, there’s the pressure to stay fresh, interesting and relevant on a daily basis. So today’s Blogathon challenge is short and sweet: Write a haiku. Don’t remember haikus? Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry, a word picture expressed in […]

10 Blogs to Read Before I Sleep

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Blogathoners all over the Internet are posting the top 5 (or 10) blogs they can’t live without today. And while I can certainly live without blogs, there are certain blogs that keep me up way past my bedtime. Here’s a sneak peek at what I’m reading when I should be sleeping: Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers — […]

Turning Lemons to Lemonade

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Talk about a nice start to the weekend. Blogging ‘Bout Boys has been named a Lemonade Stand Award winner! According to Michelle and Karen at Layers of Learning, the Lemonade Stand Awards recognize blogs that demonstrate great attitudes or gratitude. Now it’s time for me to pass on the honor. Here are 10 blogs that […]

Thank You!

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Thanks to your votes and support, Blogging ‘Bout ‘Boys has been named a

Thank You!

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Thanks to your votes and support, Blogging ‘Bout Boys has been named a… Thank you, Alasandra, for hosting the contest. Please head to Alasandra’s Homeschool Blog to check out the other winners!

Boys and Bedwetting

Did you know that Michael Landon, Vince Vaughn and Mark McGwire were all bedwetters? I didn’t, until I read, “Bedwetting: Here’s Help,” by fellow parenting writer Kathy Sena. I did, however, know — from personal experience — that bedwetting can be a frustrating situation for both child and parent. One of my sons wet the […]

I’ve Been Nominated for an Award!

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Kim, of Kim’s Play Place, recently nominated me for my first-ever homeschool blog award. The awards are given by Alasandra’s Homeschool Blog, an intriguing site if ever I saw one. Recently, she’s been running a series of posts covering the controversy the erupted when school kids sang a song about President Barack Obama. She’s also […]

Books for Boys: The Legend of Vinny Whiskers

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Happy October! Today, we kick off a new feature: Books for Boys. Approximately once per week, I’ll highlight a Book for Boys (or Boy Parents), a book I think your boys will love — or one that will make your job as a boy parent a little bit easier. Each Book for Boys day will […]