How can we move from “boys will be boys” to teaching personal responsibility for our actions?
“We talk so much about leaving a better planet to our kids, that we forget to leave better kids to our planet.” -Gerry Burnie
Sports are great, but we shouldn’t pressure boys to play just to prove their masculinity.
As a father he’d love to hand pick his son’s friends, but really there are three things that matter most.
Marie Roker-Jones shares some of the life lessons found in ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ and the importance of being open to learning and trying new things.
How well-meaning parents support bullying by not addressing inappropriate comments made in their presence by other people’s kids.
What can White people do to break down the institutional racism that creates different rules for Black boys?
We have to be disruptors by taking action for the good.
Sometimes talking to your son can feel like a one way conversation.
From plush monsters and Halloween ghouls to public speaking and failure, we can defeat our fears.
How does guilt affect our ability to effectively parent our children?
You never know what you’re going to have to say when you have kids. Danielle Anderson at ScaryMommy.com shares a few of the phrases she’s been slinging around these days.
Ariel Chesler is a dad of daughters who is sick and tired of how parents of boys feel justified to let their kids destroy things, because “boys will be boys” excuse.
What would it be like if all boys felt heard and understood?
Boys with bad sportsmanship act poorly not because they’re boys, but because they haven’t been taught or they haven’t learned that such behavior is unacceptable.
Mini pep talks are a good way to impart wisdom and get kids to tune in to what we want to share with them.