How to help your son cope with stressWellbeing by Meg Adem
While your son won’t be able to avoid stress, there are things you can do to help him deal with the ups and downs of life, both in and outside the school gates.
How to help build your son’s self-esteemWellbeing by Chris Hudson
Adolescence is a crucial time in the development of a boy’s self-esteem. Here are some tips for parents of tweens and teens to help you support your son to develop a healthier sense of self-worth.
Could your son’s aggression be anxiety in disguise?Wellbeing
Is it anxiety or aggression? This article shows how anxiety can be a masterful imposter and gives parents some practical strategies for coping with disruptive behaviour.
15 ways to teach mindfulness to kidsWellbeing
It seems like everyone and his dog is crowing about ‘mindfulness’ at the moment. It may be a buzzword, but please don’t dismiss mindfulness as a fad. It could be the most important life skill you teach your son.
How singing can harmonise your son’s wellbeingWellbeing by Bec Cavalôt
Research shows that, be it a choir or a boy band, singing is even more stress-busting and spirit-lifting when boys sing in a group.
4 fabulous meditation apps for kidsWellbeing by Bec Cavalôt
Mindfulness meditation has been a lifesaver. My boys are calmer, less prone to outbursts and they’re even going to sleep earlier – which makes for a much happier mum too. Here are a 4 meditation apps that have earned my boys’ tick of approval.
Glass half full: increasing boys’ sense of hopeWellbeing by Meg Adem
A boy’s sense of satisfaction and hope goes into freefall as he moves up into high school, bottoming out at age 16. As parents and teachers, how can we help our boys hold on to hope?
4 books to help little boys deal with big emotionsWellbeing
Sadness. Fear. Anger. Guilt. Sometimes our little dudes need a little help with identifying and expressing intense emotions. And let’s face it, sometimes us parents could use help when helping them!
Boys and body imageWellbeing
Pursuit of a perfect body isn’t just a ‘girl thing’. Here are a few ideas to assist you in helping your son develop a healthy body image.
Teaching your son to handle failureWellbeing by Margie Warrell
As parents, we’re hardwired with a desire to protect our children from the harder realities of life. But left unchecked, that primal instinct to protect can keep us from equipping our boys with the skills to handle life better.