Failure Is An Option

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Kids need to be able to fail in order to learn how to succeed.

A Man in a Woman’s World: Being a Substitute Teacher

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How I learned that men need a greater presence in the world of childcare

The Newtown Tragedy: Boys Need Role Models Now More Than Ever

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Shooting after shooting, we’re confronted by the question of what it means to be a man. We refuse to answer—and we all suffer for it.

Does Gender-Neutral Play Really Equal A “War on Boys”?

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Are the Swedes wrong to encourage gender equality by forcing boys to play with toys traditionally meant for girls?

Temper Tantrum Terrorists

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Is your desire to avoid confrontation turning your kids into tantrum terrorists?

“Boys learn that people don’t respect them if they have to sympathize with them.”

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This is a comment by Web on the post “Why Are Men and Women So Different?”

“Don’t Cry!”: Being a Man in Korea

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What makes boys cry, and when are boys allowed to cry? Turner Wright reports, with examples from South Korea.

Stay in School, but Get Outside

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What’s behind a window could be the missing link in primary education, Carl Bosch writes.

The Choice

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For Max Novak, a lifetime of illness and surgeries wasn’t reconciled by a single choice, but because he had a choice at all.