Category: Parenting

Keeping your kids safe from sexual abuse

Are your kids safe from teachers, coaches and other youth workers? I learned about sexual abuse during my freshman year at a catholic high school in Massachusetts. A few religious clergy would seek out the “cute” boys and sexually molest … Continue reading

What’s so special about boys?

The differences between boys and girls extend far beyond their anatomy. Understanding those differences will help us be better parents to all of our kids. Child Trends recently summarized the research on those key differences. Gender disparities begin before birth, … Continue reading

Supervising your child’s digital world

Should you secretly monitor your child’s text messages, phone calls and social media activities in order to keep them safe? That’s a dilemma confronted by parents as they try to balance safety with honoring their child’s privacy and independence. A … Continue reading

2 things moms and dad MUST agree on

A recent Pew Research Study on parenting confirmed what most kids already know. Moms and dads treat their kids differently. Based on a survey of 1,807 parents, moms reported a higher frequency of being overprotective, giving in too quickly, and … Continue reading

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