No Thugs Here; Dispelling the Myth of the Young Black Male (Video)

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Central & Centennial High School students dispel stereotypes of young black males by showing the world swag includes suits and ties.

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Mentoring: A Social Investment in Boys (Video)

Power of mentoring

Chris Emdin and Edmund Adjapong share about the power of mentorship and how a personal commitment in a boy’s future can make a difference in his life.

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Don’t Do That; In a Real Time World Parents Need New Ways to Set Limits

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Laine Colley encourages parents to toss out old patterns of setting limits and choose better pathways in today’s progressive world of new boundaries.

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How D&D Helped My Autistic Son Make Friends, Navigate Reality and Have More Confidence

D&D Helped Autistic Son

Dungeons and Dragons isn’t just a fantasy game that isolates its fans into their parents’ basements, it might be one of the best socialization tools Autistic kids can have.

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The Book Club Experiment: Engaging Boys of Color in Reading

The Book Club Experiment

Without the super-teacher power to transform herself into a tall, strong, articulate Black Latino man, Marilyn Anderson Rhames found a new way to engage her struggling male students to read.

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What I’ve Learned About Autism From My Son

What I've Learned About Autism

Anthony Goulet learned to see the world through his son’s eyes and what he saw was something he wished he could share with the world.

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It’s Not About A Backpack, It’s About Raising A Happy Human Being

Raising a Happy Human

Mandy Brasher isn’t interested in teaching her son how to be a boy, she wants to raise a happy human being who knows how to love himself and others just the way they are.

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Beyond Fatherlessness; Finding New Ways to Deal With Emotional Needs of Minority Boys

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Blaming the absence of fathers for all issues surrounding minority boys is easy; but, a deeper look can reveal other pressing concerns.

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He Will Need a Sister–Selling Brothers Short

Selling brothers short

Ashley Lynch-Mahoney on raising boys who will offer one another life-long support.

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How to Answer When Your Son Asks “Where’s Dad?”

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All children from various types of families can benefit from having dad around, but when he’s not, it isn’t always easy to explain why.

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5 Ways to Nurture Compassion in Boys

5 Ways to Nuture Compassion

Chelsea Lee Smith shares simple ways you can develop compassion in your sons on an everyday basis.

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Rookie Racist: How Did My 6-year-old Boy Become Scared of the “Dark Man” in the Laundromat?

Rookie Racist

Australian father Ryan Heffernan opens up about the breathtaking day his young son expressed racism and how a vision of Nelson Mandela stealing TVs saved the day.

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92 Date Ideas for Moms and Sons

92 Date Ideas With Your Son

A great way to bond with your son and keep lines of communication open is by taking him on a date.

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Why I Don’t support Autism Speaks (which is why I don’t ‘light it up blue’)

Why I don't support Autism Speaks

Deanne Shoyer lists several reasons why she doesn’t support Autism Speaks, one of them being the need to move from Autism Awareness to Autism Acceptance.

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Call for Video Submissions: The Children of Military Deployment

Month of the Military Child

What does a parent’s military deployment feel like for children? We’re calling for video submissions from kids who have been affected by deployment.

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10 Secrets to Being a Great Male Role Model

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Being a role model is great, but it could be spectacular in the eyes of a kid if you know the secrets to success.

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