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The Importance of Strong Role Models in Raising Sons and How to Find Them

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.04.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The fact is that no parent -- be it mom or dad -- should/can be all things at all times to his or her child.

Turning Boys Into Men: 4 Ways to Expand Your Son's "Boy Power"

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.30.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We as a culture have held fast to the idea that we need to protect the boundaries between male and female. This is wrong, and even dangerous. Instead, we need to be reframing the discussion, and asking: What makes a boy a boy?

Role Models and the Real World

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The increasing fallibility and uncertain availability of XY-chromosome role models combines with the blurring of gender roles to raise a question: Does a male role model actually have to be a man?

Mommy Confusion

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Why is being a mother so hard? And why do we all harbor such emotionally corrosive fears that we aren't doing it right?