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boys and body image

Boys and Body Image – What Every Parent of Boys Should Know

We often think that girls are the only ones concerned about having the “perfect” body but, as a mom of boys, I am realizing there are a lot of things we need to be saying about boys and body image. Boys and Body Image Recently I attended a conference sponsored by Dove.  One of the […]

Oral Health

Oral Health and Self-Esteem

This is a sponsored post.  I received LISTERINE Brand products from Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. as part of my participation in this project.  All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own.  Does oral health have an impact on the self-esteem of our teens/tweens? Oral Health and Self-Esteem Being a teenager is hard. […]

boys write

Ideas to Encourage Boys to Write

Just like reading scores, writing test scores indicate that boys have fallen far behind girls across the all grades. What can we do to get boys excited about writing? Tips to Encourage Boys to Write In general, boys don’t really like to write as much as girls and it is showing in test scores and in other areas.  The […]

Encourage boys to read

How to Encourage Boys to Read

Do your boys struggle with reading?  If so, you are not alone. It’s a fact that boys don’t read as much as girls. This reading gender gap is affecting boys’ performance in high school and beyond.  So how can we encourage boys to read? How to Encourage Boys to Read Here are some quick facts about […]

Boys and Bullying information

Boys and Bullying: Information You Need to Protect Your Child

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness month, and while I feel we should talk about bullying every month, I am glad for the extra attention it is getting.  As a mom of 4 boys, I feel it is important to discuss boys and bullying and the information every parent should know to keep their kids safe. Boys and […]

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