Parenting Boys with Maggie Dent – Part 2
Published September 12, 2019
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    More Maggie Dent!

    (If you haven't yet listened to Part 1 of our conversation, go listen to that one first. Then come back for more Maggie!)

    In this episode, Maggie, Janet & Jen discuss:

    * How to help elementary school boys handle their frustration when they get in trouble at school
    * Boys’ inclination toward protecting others
    * How to support boys’ interest in superhero boy & play fighting
    * How to deconstruct the “man code” and help boys’ live authentically
    * How to talk so boys will listen
    * The importance of social-emotional development and learning
    * Boys’ friendships — & how moms can help their sons develop important relationship skills
    * “Rooster” boys & “lamb” boys, & what they need from their parents & teachers

    Links we mentioned (or should have) in this episode:
    Mothering Our Boys: A Guide for Mums of Sons — Maggie’s latest book

    “This is the book I’m on the earth to write.” — Maggie Dent — Maggie’s website. Jam-packed with resources!

    Let Grow —  The new website of Lenore Skenazy, of Free-Range Kids fame

    Dear mums of smelly, unmotivated, lazy, moody and confused 14 year old boys — one of Maggie’s best blog posts

    Maggie Dent on YouTube –– Pro Tip: These short videos are great to share with dads!

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