Posts Tagged ‘parenting boys’
Helping Boys Navigate Adolescence
When the counseling department at Wydown Middle School reached out and invited me to participate in their “Speaker Series;” focused on boys navigating adolescence, you know my answer was yes!Read More
The Quest Project Online-Anger Work
In Module 5 of The Quest Project Online titled “Anger Work,” participants learn how to manage anger! Check out the sneak peek here.Read More
School’s Out-Now What?
Spring and summer are my favorite seasons; the days are longer, and the sun shines just a bit brighter! For many parents this time of year can be chaotic because SCHOOLS OUT! Where is my son, who is he with, and what is he doing!Read More
Thank You Mom!
This is dedicated to all the Mom’s out there who are raising son(s)! Thanks To Mom If you’re a single Mom, you don’t need me to tell you how hard it is raising kids alone. Most mom’s I talk to feel they are filling the role of dad too. You are most likely working a full-time…Read More
The Quest Project® Online “Dream Team”
This awesome team (along with their guest) came together over good food and fun recently! We celebrated the mission, hard work and future of The Quest Project®. Everyone in attendance was/is instrumental in the launch of the new Online version of The Quest Project! To sum up the night, I feel blessed and honored!Read More
Parenting Tip: Teaching Empathy
As the facilitator of The Quest Project®-A Modern Day Rite-of-Passage program for adolescent boys my observations are “real time and accurate!” I am also an avid researcher, so when I detect a shift or change in adolescent behavior, I dig in to understand the cause.Read More
Does Your Son Have a “Trouble Meter?”
Are you raising an adolescent boy? My guess is at some point you have said this “my son is drawn to trouble like a magnet!” Am I right? This exercise may help; it’s called the trouble meter.Read More
Back to School Anxiety
The start of a new school year can be an “anxious time” for adolescents. The uncertainty of the past couple of years has only contributed to the anxiety so many children are feeling. Generally, anxiety is a term used for nervousness, fear, apprehension and worry.Read More
A Father’s Day Message
Fathers Day is a time of reflection for some of us. For all you new dads it’s a special day of celebration. And for some dads it’s a wake up call, because you haven’t been present. I always wanted to write a song, if I did it would sound like this! Some of you will…Read More
The Love of Mom!
Being a mom can be the most rewarding, frustrating, and fantastic role of a lifetime! Most every mom I’ve met is doing the best they can raising their adolescent son(s). They don’t need me telling them how hard it is, but they do need help understanding what a boy goes through as he transitions to…Read More