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Adam Price: “He’s Not Lazy”



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BoyMom Ruth Whippman on Reimagining Boyhood



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Connecting With Boys & Answering Your Questions



.redcircle-link:link { color: #ea404d; text-decoration: none; } .redcircle-link:hover { color: #ea404d; } .redcircle-link:active { color: #ea404d; } .redcircle-link:visited { color: #ea404d; } Powered by RedCircle In this episode, Jen & Janet discuss: The end of an era (Jen’s last son finishes high school!) What Jen will NOT miss about having a kid a school How … Continue reading Connecting With Boys & Answering Your Questions


Opioids & Narcan: What You Need to Know



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Do Schools Create “Problem Boys?”



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Protein, Creatine, & Performance Enhancing Drugs



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Advocating for Boys



.redcircle-link:link { color: #ea404d; text-decoration: none; } .redcircle-link:hover { color: #ea404d; } .redcircle-link:active { color: #ea404d; } .redcircle-link:visited { color: #ea404d; } Powered by RedCircle Advocating for boys is one way to help boys and men thrive. At present, there are no governmental commissions working on behalf of boys and men in the United States. … Continue reading Advocating for Boys


Gifted & Twice-Exceptional (2E) Boys



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Real Talk About Fentanyl, Opioids, & Marijuana



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50/50 Shared Parenting



.redcircle-link:link { color: #ea404d; text-decoration: none; } .redcircle-link:hover { color: #ea404d; } .redcircle-link:active { color: #ea404d; } .redcircle-link:visited { color: #ea404d; } Powered by RedCircle 50/50 shared parenting is good for boys & good for parents.  But it’s not yet the norm, despite decades of research demonstrating the value of shared parenting. “It’s one part … Continue reading 50/50 Shared Parenting