Raising Your Son: the Best Gift to Give

  Raising Your Son Raising your son can be challenging at times. I want you to know the best gift you can give your son.  It isn’t a new video game or new pair of jeans, it’s not tangible at all, and it is the best gift you can give! My Gift to You The number of…

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Raising Your Son to be a Healthy Engaged Adult

  What is the key to raising your son to be a healthy engaged adult? My answer is a modern-day rite of passage. Which usually leads to the question “What is a “rite of passage?”  It’s a term that most people equate with times past like “sending a boy into the wilderness to learn to survive and…

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Parenting Tips: Asperger’s Syndrome

As a young counselor, my first work before receiving my masters was working as a case manager and facilitator at Judivine-A Center for Autism. At the same time, I was Big Brother to three emotionally disturbed adolescent boys as a volunteer through Big Brothers/Big Sisters.  My training was essential on a basic level and the experience…

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Sons in Crisis Means “Pay Attention!”

  Is your son in crisis? He is saying “Pay attention!” The word “crisis” appears with regularity in America’s culture these days. It seems just about every problem and situation can be evidence of something much larger that demands our immediate attention. If There’s Trouble-Then There’s Crisis I believe we have a different sort of…

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Parenting Tips: Quick Tips for Parenting Young Men 17-19 Years Old

  I’ve been sharing with you “5 quick tips for parenting” boys 11-13 and 14-16 years old.  This age group is unique and I’ll tell you why.  They are or should be young adults at this point.  They do still need parenting and more importantly, he needs help outlining “critical next steps” and his “exit…

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Saving Our Sons is a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient

Parents raising boys get recommendation from MCA Saving Our Sons- A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Boys for Success has earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award® as a Gold Recipient! It was a banner week here at Lessor & Associates! Saving Our Sons- A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Boys for Success was named a Gold Recipient of…

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The Journey of a Thousand Miles

The Journey of a Thousand Miles I know what you’re thinking!  Here he goes talking about his book again!  Well, it certainly has been an adventure, but I’d like to share what the last few years have entailed in my personal development.  And more importantly what I mean by “the journey of a thousand miles;” it’s writing a dissertation.  And…

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Saving Our Sons Sneak Peak – The Quest Project

  Every quest begins with a question. This was mine: “Why are so many boys suffering, and what can be done to help them?” Here’s a glimpse of how I got my start. The following excerpt is from Chapter 5: The Quest Project. I hope you enjoy! 

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