#ManEnough #redefinemasculinity

Last post, I spoke about “boys will be boys” and our need to change the culture of men. Interestingly enough, I have had women come out of the woodwork, needing sessions because watching news on Harvey Weinstein and constantly hearing #metoo stories have triggered them back into PTSD. I could write forever on this topic, […]

Boys Will Be Boys

When my son was younger and even now that he is a teenager, I would often times ask my husband why the heck my son was doing whatever it was he was doing. I simply didn’t understand – why is he eating like a neanderthal? Why is he constantly joking about bodily functions as he […]

Should Hooking Up Be Normal?

It is always a little crazy towards the end of the school year as my adolescent clients get hyped up about prom, graduations, and the ever-so-innocent life-sucking high school parties that have teens going through faster than an In-and-Out drive-thru. Last month was not any different from any other year. That is…other than the intensity […]

Rejection

I believe that rejection is an essential part of human nature that allows us to develop resilience, strength, and an ability to grow in self-acceptance. HOWEVER….when you are a mother of a child who has felt rejection, all you want to do is punch that other kid in the face for making your child feel […]

Boy to Man

As I was trying to organize all my thoughts pertaining to Wednesday’s post, I came across this article by Paul Hudson, titled Why Men Aren’t Really Men Anymore. Oh man!! Did I just add that many more comments in the comment box in my brain! So, here it goes…my unorganized thoughts pertaining to raising boys […]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

If you are mother of a young boy and not familiar with the book Diary of a Wimpy Kid, then get out from under the rock you are living in!! These books have been such a phenomenom that every mother has their own opinions about them. Only I didn’t bother to worry about it because […]