Hey Friends... I've got Episode #008 of the Boy Mom Podcast up today, and boy is this an important topic! I know I say something along those lines every week, :), but if you listen to today's episode, you'll hear me say that I've named it in the TOP 3 things that I believe have helped shape my older sons into who they are today. That's a big claim! To make it even more special, I have another 4-Boy Mom friend joining me today! Jeannie Cunnion is an amazing author,
Hey Friends! I am continuing my best-ever-summer series of sharing all of the posts in the "What your son needs most" series! Today is my personal favorite, and I think the 2nd-most read post from my site. I'm guessing many of you have read this at some point, but I know there are things in here we could use reminders of often. And I also hope you will share it with your friends who have kids in (or nearing) the middle school years! Thank you!! ;) Middle
Hey Friends! I'm back with a(nother) topic that is super near to my heart...AND one I happen to working on a whole lot these days! We're talking about raising boys of NOBLE CHARACTER. Today is a solo episode and I'm sharing my passion for raising boys of character. It's so important friends. So, so important! Here are a few notes from the episode: 1. Boy Mom Book Page. (today's topic is from Chapter 6.) 2. a favorite quote
Hey Friends -- Today I am sharing a post from my most-read series of "What our sons need most...." I hope you enjoy, even if you were around years ago when I first published it. :) (Maybe you have a friend with a preschooler? If so I hope you'll share this post with them!) RAISING A PRESCHOOLER. If you've been around a while you know that I love to talk about the tween and teenage years. I love seeing all of the work of the earlier years coming together
Hey, look what I've got... A one-minute Boy Mom Book Trailer!
Hey friends! Today I am sharing a podcast episode on a topic that I am super passionate about with a friend who I have so much respect for! Gwen Smith joins me as we continue to go through the topics from my book -- BOY MOM: What Your Son Needs Most from You. Gwen and I talk about the super important, yet often challenging task of raising sons with a secure identity. I think you'll be nodding along with so much of what we chat about...and I hope you end this
Since I am knee-deep in podcasting and book launching this summer, I decided it would be a good time to re-share some of my most popular posts from all of my blogging years! Most summers I have spent some time re-sharing older posts, but I saved the very best posts for now...Which means it's been nearly FIVE YEARS since I've shared most of the posts I will be updating this summer. Today I am starting with my Elementary-Age post...Perhaps the most important one -- because
Aloha! Today I have a special podcast episode to share with you. My son Jonah joined me to chat about growing up to know and love God. Jonah is my 2nd son and he is 17-years-old (18 in a couple weeks!) He has an amazing heart for God and for people. I couldn't be more proud of the young man that he is becoming... In this episode, Jonah and I are answering 3 questions readers have asked me over time... Here's a few notes from the episode: