Monthly Archives: July 2011

3) Physical and Emotional Force With and For vs. Against

Are Boys Naturally More Aggressive? – Part Five After last week’s post 2) Emulation and Processing of Society’s Rules and Roles, I’m finally getting to the third type of boys and girls so-called aggression : 3) Using Their Physical Force … Continue reading

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Physical strength, stamina, and endurance

I met some interesting and sensitive men recently at an week long primitive skills event, a few of which I had a chance to ask about boys’ rites of passage in our culture and what they thought about them. One … Continue reading

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2) Emulation and Processing of Society’s Rules and Roles

Are Boys Naturally More Aggressive? – Part Four There has been much said since the Hockey Riots here  in Vancouver…. so on with my analysis of what I’ve observed as three types of aggressive behaviour in children, especially boys! Our … Continue reading

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Let boys see that girls have ideas too

I know … I know …  this blog is about raising boys, but how do you talk about one without looking at the other?  I don’t think you can, and even though we are focusing on boys, there are inevitably times … Continue reading

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