We have an epidemic of absent fathers. Sad but true. Here I’ll outline the three most prevalent types. Emotionally Absent This dad may be present in the home physically, but emotionally he’s somewhere else. Maybe he works long hours; he’s out early in the morning and home in time for dinner. He’s a hard worker […]
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As an avid researcher, when I detect a shift or change in adolescent behavior, I dig in with the goal of determining the cause. Naturally as the facilitator of The Quest Project-A Modern Day Rite-of-Passage program for adolescent boys my observations are “real time and accurate!”
Peter McGennis is a filmmaker/producer from New York. He is underway with the filming of his new documentary “Within Reach (working title).” He invited me and The Quest Project to be a part of this very exciting new film! It was an experience I’ll never forget! Here’s a Glimpse Here are a few fun photos […]
Typically, my posts are centered around processes and tips to help parents raising adolescent boys. A very important component of The Quest Project are the five parent meetings that are scheduled throughout the 10-weeks their son is attending Quest. Parents Are Key to Success! I received this email from a Mom that likely echo’s what […]
Art Holiday has a rich history as one of St. Louis finest reporters. When he asked to do a story on The Quest Project, I was honored. However, I first needed permission from both the boys and their parents; once we all agreed I humbly accepted and invited him to group!
Admittedly I was a bit apprehensive allowing a reporter to “sit in” a Quest Project group. However Jeanette Cooperman of St. Louis Magazine has done a truly professional article about what she experienced! I hope you enjoy it. “In Search of Manhood” A St. Louis therapist says we’re making it harder and harder for boys […]
As Father’s Day approaches, I consider the best gift I can give Dads out there raising sons! It happens that my recent interview on “KTRS Big 550” with John Carney and Julie Buck is just that; the best gift I can give you.
Each week I contemplate the subject matter (the theme) that I feel is the most relevant and helpful to the parents reading my blogs. This is a sensitive subject; it’s one that I see parents struggle with. Parents of children at any/all ages.
Periodically I like to give you news and updates; a glimpse into what’s going on and what I’m up to! It’s a very exciting time for The Quest Project® and me personally. I’ll start with the updates. What’s Been Going On? We officially launched my second book “Generation of Men”-How to raise your son to […]
Why are so many young boys experiencing anxiety? As a researcher and facilitator of adolescent boys I am particularly concerned with the number of cases I see. Adolescents Experiencing Anxiety Generally, anxiety is a term used for nervousness, fear, apprehension and worry. If left untreated, chronic anxiety can lead to obsessive-compulsive behavior. And typically, but […]