Boys

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Carpool Purgatory

When you sign up to shuttle a collection of teen males, it is difficult to anticipate the consequences of the covenant you have blindly entered. Read...
Susie B. Cross    |   11.14.18   |   SHARE
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How Do I Raise Boys That Aren't Like Brett Kavanaugh?

This is a hard time to be alive which means it's a hard time to be a parent. So, how do we raise boys that treat women with respect? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.1.18   |   SHARE
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Mommamental: Talking About Sex With Our Sons

Welcome to Mommamental, the place you come to talk about the things that should have been in the parenting manual that absolutely did not come Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.22.18   |   SHARE
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Your parenting network belongs to you.

The Power Of Building A Parenting Network

Your parenting network belongs to you. Only you know what type of values you want to teach, and what type of support you want to receive. Read...
Mariana Plata    |   03.2.18   |   SHARE
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How could I protect him? How could I raise him to be a good son? What if I couldn’t?

What If I Fail At Raising A Good Son? 

I was afraid of the world getting its hands on my kid. How could I protect him? How could I raise him to be a good son? What if I couldn’t? Read...
Patricia Grisafi    |   02.20.18   |   SHARE
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One of the most valuable is embracing the liberating feeling of saying “No.”

Teaching Your Child To Embrace The Power Of Saying No

Everyday ways to show children that they have a voice. And one of the most valuable is embracing the liberating feeling of saying "No." Read...
Mariana Plata    |   02.16.18   |   SHARE
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Dear Oldest Son: I’m sorry...

Dear Oldest Son: I’m Sorry My Attention Is Divided Right Now

Dear Oldest Son, Life these days is all about dividing and conquering. I feel more and more like I’m dividing and conquering so many things. Read...
Allison Cooper    |   12.7.17   |   SHARE
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The first thing he said with a big smile was, “These aren't dolls, they are real people!” (Image courtesy of the author.)

Bye Bye, Barbie: Giving My Son Dolls That Look Like Actual People

I'm giving my son dolls that look like actual people. He has no idea that they are revolutionary or how different they are from the dolls I grew up Read...
Fiona Tapp    |   11.2.17   |   SHARE
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