My six-year-old recently told me, "You know what the good thing about having four brothers is? When we're all grown up, if a … [Read more...] about The Benefit of Brothers
Joyce Grant, of Getting Kids Reading, had a great post about why boys don't like school. She also wrote about boundaries. I … [Read more...] about Setting Boundaries
On the positive side, there are some girls who emerge out of the divorced, mother-headed households as exceptionally … [Read more...] about Coping with Crisis
After I wrote about the contents of our toyroom, another boy mama wrote in with a question:OMG! My son just (to my horror!) … [Read more...] about Gun Play and Boys: Yay or Nay?
One thing you learn when you write a blog about boys: a lots of the news about boys is negative.Think about the stories … [Read more...] about Bad News Boys
I've always been a little suspicious of a purist philosophy that some parenting experts bring: "If you do this, your kids … [Read more...] about Maybe You Get the Kid You Need
My boys (ages 3,5, 8 and 11) fight constantly. Don't believe me? Check out this excerpt from my article in the January - … [Read more...] about Fight!