Why performing helps young boys shineWellbeing by Claire Clarke
A superhero cape. The beat of a drum. Here’s why the power of the performing arts, and the benefits for young boys, shouldn’t be underestimated.
Books that teach kids empathyWellbeing
Because kids can never have too much empathy, or too many books for that matter.
Giving your son an extra dose of dadWellbeing
The father/son relationship plays a critical role in a boy’s transition to manhood. This short video shows how an ‘extra dose of dad’ can work wonders for a boy’s wellbeing.
4 ways to encourage empathy in your teenage sonWellbeing
Research has shown that boys’ empathy decreases between the ages of 13 and 16 years. But don’t despair. Here’s how you can help your son buck the biological trend.
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.