Tag Archives: Raising Boys

It’s Our Job to Teach Our Boys Emotional Skills Too

It’s plain to us all that we carry our childhood with us throughout our adult lives. The traumas of childhood stay with us as we grow into adults. We treasure the happiness of our childhood days and try to replicate … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Get Boys Reading

Books are great bucket emptiers for highly sensitive children. Reading is a powerful way for time in with your children. Books are also a compelling way for a child to get time alone to recharge at the end of a … Continue reading

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Where Are All the Male Teachers and Why it Matters

My sons’ primary school teacher is retiring right around now. She’s been teaching for more years than she can remember and she has certainly earned her teaching stripes. It’s time to pass the baton on to a new teacher. My … Continue reading

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A Message For Our Highly Sensitive Boys

Highly sensitive boys don’t match up to male stereotypes. Society’s expectations are causing our boys serious mental health problems. And it needs to stop. What if we teach our sons instead that there is no right way to be a … Continue reading

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I’m a Boy Mama – And That’s More Than Fine

If you are the parent of sons exclusively or parenting solely daughters then you have probably been asked if you will be trying again for a daughter/son. I am the mother of three sons and I have certainly been asked … Continue reading

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Is My Son Highly Sensitive?

Is there something you can’t quite put your finger on about your son? Have teachers or medical professionals thrown the words autism, ADHD or ADD around without any of them feeling quite right? Does your son wear his heart on … Continue reading

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My Boys are not Stereotypes, They Are So Much More – The Good Men Project

Society has an expectation of how boys should behave and if your sons are highly sensitive they won’t meet those expectations. And I am truly grateful for that. I don’t believe raising children should be about teaching them to conform to … Continue reading

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