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14 T-Shirts For Proud 'Boy Moms'

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 01.31.2017 | Parents

We already know there’s a healthy sense of pride among “boy moms.” We’re so proud of our sons, some of us want to shout it from the rooftops ...

18 Proud Mothers Of Sons On The Best Part Of Being A 'Boy Mom'

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 01.25.2017 | Parents

There’s something extra special about the bond between mother and son. “Boy mom” is a label we moms wear like a badge of pride. It’s not that ...

Single-Sex Schools: Could They Harm Your Child?

The Conversation US | Posted 12.28.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

Gender-segregated education is making a comeback. Single-sex classrooms, long discouraged under Title IX, the federal law that prohibits gender discrimination in education, have been gaining prominence in recent years, especially in urban charter schools.

Four Ways Teachers Can Reduce Implicit Bias

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 12.22.2016 | Education
Greater Good Science Center

By Jill Suttie A friend of mine recently told me about an incident involving students at Berkeley High School. On the first day of classes, African-...

Dear Mother of a Boy: It's On You

Lisa M. Hayes | Posted 12.01.2016 | Parents
Lisa M. Hayes

Now more than ever, in a world that teaches boys that girls matter less, it's on you to make sure your precious little boy knows better.

Something Is Disappearing That Is Affecting All Of Us!

Catherine Nagle | Posted 10.24.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Something is disappearing in our world today, and I believe it is the disconnecting from our feminine heart. I believe the Blessed Mother is crying fo...

My Daughter Wanted To Be Captain America For Halloween -- And I Freaked Out

Michelle Zunter | Posted 10.26.2016 | Parents
Michelle Zunter

Looking at my daughter in the store holding that really cool star shield and seeing how happy she was, there was obviously no other choice but to go with it.

9 Boy Books for Long Summer Days

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.25.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf We know the many girls of literature --whether they are gone or on a train or marked with a dragon tattoo--but...

Best Mentor Ever Tells Boy ‘It’s OK To Cry’ In Moving Viral Video

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Good News

A man is offering kids a shoulder to cry on. The viral video above features a martial arts instructor telling a boy named Bruce “It’s OK to cry”...

Boy With Rare Illness Holds On Long Enough To Become Honorary Marine

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 08.02.2016 | Good News

Wyatt Gillette, an 8-year-old boy with a rare illness, died a day after being made an honorary Marine. Wyatt suffered from a rare genetic disorder cal...

Sorry, Bro, But I'm Not Your Bro: Rules For Bros

Peyton Price | Posted 06.27.2016 | Parents
Peyton Price

It's finally happened, which is a good and important thing. Private jokes and cackling fits bode well for the solid lifelong sibling relationship my husband and I had envisioned for them. What I didn't anticipate was how bro-ish the whole situation would get.

How I Slowed My Family Down. Like, To The Last Century.

Pam Lobley | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Pam Lobley

Summer is the perfect time to rethink all the ridiculous commitments you've made throughout the year. When the kids are little, simply being together and enjoying the passage of time can be the best way to enjoy the hottest months

Connecting With Boys Offline in an Online World

Jennifer Gregory | Posted 04.27.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Gregory

I want to engage my post-millennial "gamer" kids. I want to bond with them, confide in them and inspire their creativity. I want them to trust me. I want to understand their 21st century adolescent angst, and I want to speak their language. Except when they speak in hashtags

Enough Pink Please! Our Girls Deserve More Color Options

Shea Curry | Posted 04.21.2016 | Parents
Shea Curry

When I found out that I was having twin girls, I remember immediately thinking, "oh wow, I can't wait to decorate their room!" Then that emotion was followed by, "are my only options pink and purple?"

How Teaching A Math Problem To A Child Can Help Solve Climate Change

Sylvia Bongo Ondimba | Posted 04.20.2016 | Impact
Sylvia Bongo Ondimba

World leaders achieved something extraordinary last December at COP21 in Paris; a binding agreement, which will be signed this week in New York, that ...

Celebrating #BrownBoyhood Through Toys: A Naturalista Introduces Melanites!

Patti R. Rose | Posted 04.19.2016 | Black Voices
Patti R. Rose

Celebrating #BrownBoyhood is an exciting new venture. Perhaps you haven't heard about it so sit back, read and enjoy this fantastic information about...

My Autistic Son

Joel Peterson | Posted 04.18.2016 | Impact
Joel Peterson

He started flapping his hands, walking on his toes and staring off into somewhere only he could see. Or not. He started rocking and banging his head against walls. Against chairs. Against his fists. And he loved to watch wheels spin, around and around and around and around. There was no end.

The Year of the Threenager: I'd Skip it If I Could

Rachel Toalson | Posted 04.05.2016 | Parents
Rachel Toalson

I don't know about yours, but my kids were perfect angels at 2. They were snuggly, they were respectful, they were adorable, they were brilliant, they were compliant. And the minute they turned 3, angel became devil.

Dreamy Photo Series Explores The Fragile Complexity Of Masculinity

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.18.2016 | Arts

Warning: This article contains nudity and may be unsuitable for work environments. The tired phrase "Boys will be boys" is often used to excuse the i...

Dapper Little Dudes Learn How To Mind Ps And Qs In A 'Gentleman’s Club'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 03.02.2016 | Good News

WSMV Channel 4 A group of boys in Charleston, South Carolina, are learning how to make manners their strong suit. Every Wednesday, 60 students ...

I'll Make a Man out of You

Corinne Rogero | Posted 03.01.2016 | Women
Corinne Rogero

What makes a man? Is it his love for sports or his depth of knowledge about music? Or is it his six-pack of chiseled abs? Is it found in his pursuit ...

Some Young Men Don’t Know About The Morning-After Pill, But They Should

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living

An alarming proportion of young men may not be aware of emergency contraception, according to a recent study. The research, published in the March edi...

Rey From Star Wars Teaches Young Boys About What Women Can Do

Quora | Posted 01.19.2017 | Parents
Quora

I'm a Star Wars fan (movies, not yet as deep as canon-love) for as long as I can remember being alive, a woman, and a mother of three boys and one girl. The idea of Rey (pre-movie viewing) was enough to make me feel positively giddy. The actual portrayal? It moved me to tears. (Yes, much of this movie did, I'm not afraid to admit!)

This is How Dads Can Teach Their Sons to Appreciate Women

Heather Gray | Posted 01.15.2017 | Parents
Heather Gray

In an instant, that dad saw me, who I was, and how I choose to move through the world. It was important to him that his son really see me, too. He taught his son to notice a person's actions and to place more importance on what they do and how they act than on their appearance.

How to Go With the Designer Flow

Liz Cleland | Posted 01.04.2017 | Parents
Liz Cleland

I try to support all of his clothing style choices. Why do you ask? It makes him feel empowered. That is part of my job as a parent to empower my son, right? We see it all over the media to empower girls, why not empower boys as well?