sons

Support of independent thinking isn’t as easy as it first seems.

Raising An Independent-Thinking Son

Most parents say they want their son to be an independent thinker. But what happens when that leads to thinking very differently than you think? Read...
Stacey Marmolejo of The Good Men Project    |   06.21.17   |   SHARE
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The room smelled like gefilte fish, and it reminded me of the synagogues I studied in for hours on Sabbath afternoons to please my father.

Long Reads: Out Of The Picture 

A man faces his estranged father and the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community he had left behind years ago. Read...
Moshe Schulman    |   02.7.17   |   SHARE
Long Reads
Little talks over time are better than one, big sitdown.

Why I Won’t Have “The Talk” With My Preteen Son

I know a lot of parents struggle with how to have these uncomfortable conversations. My friends and I have talked — and laughed — about our boys’ Read...
Katherine Hedland Hansen    |   12.7.16   |   SHARE
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This is a rough time to be a parent.

Raising Sons In The Time Of Trump

I think we can all agree that there is some messed up stuff happening right now. It seems like every time I open my browser or turn on the TV, I see Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   11.10.16   |   SHARE
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Operation Don’t Pass on Your Problems to Your Kids continues in fits and starts. Image: Thinkstock.

Raising Resilient Girls, Or Not

I cannot believe I have already raised my young children to conform to such gendered stereotypes. It's particularly striking when it comes to their Read...
Leila Sinclaire    |   06.6.16   |   SHARE
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8 Things You Must Never Do When Raising Boys

Even the most well-intentioned parents sometimes make mistakes in how they raise their kids. Read...
Joanna Schroeder of The Good Men Project    |   07.30.15   |   SHARE
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10 Ways To Make It Through Your Son's Teen Years...Without Killing Each Other

"Remember, this isn’t just happening to you, it’s happening to moms everywhere. It’s not your fault — " Read...
Catherine Gigante-Brown    |   06.12.15   |   SHARE
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Me and my brood, proto-feminist sons included

How I'm Raising My Sons To Be Feminist

Misogyny is pervasive. And my three boys are living it all. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   10.1.14   |   SHARE