Be a Better “Boy Parent”

20+ years into parenting boys, I feel like I have a pretty good grasp on how to be an effective “boy parent.” I did not feel that way nearly 20 years ago, when I was trying to figure out why my perfectly content little boys would randomly start running and jumping off the couch. And […]

A New Podcast About Raising & Educating Boys

  On Boys: Real Talk about Parenting, Teaching and Reaching Tomorrow’s Men is live TODAY! If you’ve ever wondered, why do boys DO that?,  this is the podcast for you. My co-host, Janet Allison, and I have spent the past three months planning and building this podcast. We’re already talked about helping boys deal with […]

What to Do with a Boy Who Hates School

My son has been dreading this day since the start of Winter Break. Today is his day back to school after break, his first day back to a place he calls “prison” and likens to a “chain gang.” I know he’s not the only kid – and that I’m not the only parent – feeling […]