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BIG Article Recommendation

BIG Article Recommendation

When I consult with parents who want to introduce the topic of puberty and reproduction to their 5th grade sons, they are often surprised to hear that starting these talks should be happening well before 5th grade.  Recently, a short but good article from the New York...

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BIG Book Recommendation

BIG Book Recommendation

I recently finished reading Decoding Boys: New Science Behind the Subtle Art of Raising Boys by Cara Natterson, M.D. and highly recommend it for parents of boys about to enter puberty or those who have already begun and are in the midst of it.  In short, it delves...

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BIG Instagram Recommendations

BIG Instagram Recommendations

If you and your sons are on Instagram, it’s important to take stock of what and whom you and he follow. As data pings into your son’s brain as he checks his feed, wouldn’t it be nice to have some posts that provoke meaningful thought and inspiration? Here are a few...

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BIG Survey

BIG Survey

A recent survey conducted by FiveThirtyEight asked 1,600 men to reflect on their ideas of masculinity. Specifically, it asked men how they would like others to see them, where they learned their ideas about what it means to be a man, and how the broad and popular...

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BIG Movies

BIG Movies

Two recently-released and critically-acclaimed movies are about the lives of three boys growing up together. One, Minding the Gap, is a Hulu documentary that follows three young men as they transition from adolescence to adulthood. Their bonds (and their skateboards)...

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