Being the mother of two awesome sons is the best thing since… the Barbie Dream House.
boys and emotions
I went through the motions, like they do in all romantic comedies, all the way down to the bottom of the wine glass. In many ways, it was more of a performance than something sincere. Maybe that’s all that “closure” really is — a performance.
Boys are healthiest when they can express the full range of emotions, from anger to sadness, and are allowed to be human.
Our boys are banished to a desert of emotional and physical isolation in the name of toughening them up. THIS is how we create bullies.
Andrew Smiler says the standard black prom tux limits boys’ ability to express themselves and believes this is a problem.
Janet D. Thomas shares how “boys don’t cry” is an old idea whose time has come to shift.
Our boys are being bombarded with messages on how to be “manly”—not all of them healthy. Men Can Stop Rape pairs with Sandra Kim to help parents support their sons’ healthy development.
Derek Bardowell believes the “can’t, don’t, never” culture of masculinity prevents men from challenging one another to be better men.