If you have a boy in school who gets in trouble from time to time, you might feel your boy is unique. It doesn’t seem to happen to any of the others. Parents have a specific from of selective bias after all. When we walk onto the schoolyard, we hone in on the kids and … Read moreYou stand by his side
Listening to children is a full body engagement. The ears are part of listening, but only a part. Listening to your child reminds you of your body, requires all your senses and takes place in your heart. You don’t seek to understand what is going on with your mind. You seek to feel with your … Read moreFull Contact Listening
Our 45 is not a straw man. He is the epitome of everything that is wrong with being a man in our society. And he presents a terrible role model for our boys, because he is violent, narcissistic, dumb, uncaring, untrustworthy. In other words, he is not a good man. Note that nothing I say … Read more44 ways to make sure your son will never vote for Trump (or somebody like him)
Last week I wrote about the benefits of wrestling with your kid. But kids grow up so much faster these days, at least, so it seems. And they get stronger. They get so strong that it’s hard to wrestle with them. And when your kid wants to go all out and use all their strength, … Read moreIf you can’t out-wrestle them, out-clown them
It’s inevitable. Whenever someone asks for my first piece of advice about raising their children, boys or girls, my answer is the same. Wrestle. And wrestle a lot. There are five main reasons why I recommend wrestling with your children. But first, note this. When you wrestle with your child, you should loose. Give them … Read moreFive reasons to wrestle with your kids every day!