by Michael C. Reichert, Executive Director, Center for the Study of Boys’ and Girls’ Lives, University of Pennsylvania
The most powerful way parents can support their sons is to listen to them. The gift of a parent’s interest and attention is simply invaluable. But while listening to boys may seem quite basic, it is not easy. Many boys respond to the pressures of boyhood with mistrust, disconnection and reticence.
by Richard Weissbourd, Making Caring Common Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Raising a caring, respectful, ethical child is and always has been hard work. But it’s something all of us can do. Here you will find a set of guideposts to raising caring, respectful, and ethical children, along with tips for putting them into action.