Posts for boys

How to Deal with Rejection

Toddlers to Teens June 29, 2020

If you snap the branch of a pine tree, it never grows back. So I worry about that as they…

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The Wind is Simply Air in Motion

Toddlers to Teens June 29, 2020

It seems you’ve stopped nappingthis spring. And as things change quickly,your counterclockwise gusts bend usmore than we’d like. You shake…

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Sticks

General/Column February 18, 2019

Somewhere hidden among your chromosomes is a small but insistent gene that says, “Find a stick. Carry the stick. Hit…

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Mothers’ Magna Carta

General/Column June 25, 2018

There is one natural object a mother of boys truly learns to appreciate: the humble, ordinary stick. It would seem…

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