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Mothers and Their Bond with Children

Few would disagree that, on average, most moms tend to spend more minutes per day with children than do most dads.  Especially for young children, in most households, mothers are the primary caregivers as they engage in everyday business of living.  While the ratios have changed with the higher percentage of women in the work [...]

By |May 30th, 2018|Categories: Family Life, Happiness, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Mothers and Their Bond with Children

The Concrete Recall of Boys

Boys are concrete recallers.  Girls tend to attach much more emotional sensory detail to their memories, thus making the feelings associated with those memories come alive.  Boys remember what happened but are not as tied to how they felt when it happened.  This doesn't mean boys don't have feelings when things happen -- just that [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: Family Life, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Concrete Recall of Boys

Guiding Your Son’s Choices of Books, Video Games and Movies

Lessons of struggle, perseverance, character, strength, and hope are found not only in Scripture, but also in culture.  There are movies, books, and video games that capture the essence of heroism and can capture the heart of a boy.  Even flawed cultural offerings can provide an opportunity to instill character-building traits in boys.  You may, [...]

By |November 20th, 2016|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Guiding Your Son’s Choices of Books, Video Games and Movies