Boys and Girls Learn Differently–A Podcast with Dr. Michael Gurian

By Tim Wright on May 20, 2016

Dr. Michael Gurian is the New York Times Best-Selling Author behind books like The Wonder of Boys; The Mind of Boys; The Purpose of Boys; The Wonder of Girls, and Boys and Girls Learn Differently. Michael talks with me about his starting point…

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Why Don’t Boys Make the List of Presidential Campaign Issues?

By Tim Wright on March 23, 2016

Immigration…equal pay for equal work…gun control…Wall Street…taxes…the Military…gender equality…terrorism…the national debt…the Middle Class…the top 1 Percent…Education…Border Security…Big banks… The list of concerns being addressed by our 2016 Presidential candidates includes these important issues and more…but one crucial, society-impacting issue is…

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Boys and Girls Emote Differently–Can’t We Be OK With That?

By Tim Wright on June 5, 2015

Man-up! Take it like a man! Shake it off! Most boys hear those words and exhortations constantly throughout their lives. Men don’t cry! Men suck it up! Act like a man! Recently I’ve been hearing push back on that phrase,…

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The New Gender Gap?

By Tim Wright on March 31, 2015

The headline for the March, 16, 2015 edition of the Arizona Republic trumpeted these words: Closing the Phoenix Gender Gap. Before offering the subtitle I’m guessing the overwhelming majority of you already know the theme of the article. The subtitle: Council…

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The New Utopia: A Genderless Society?

By Tim Wright on October 15, 2014

The Lincoln Public School system recently trained its teachers to create a gender-neutral, or gender-inclusive, environment in their classrooms (and don’t let the fact that FOX News broke the story take away from the fact that this is a real…

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The Myth of Male Privilege?

By Tim Wright on September 30, 2014

A friend sent me a link to a blog post, written by a mom about boys: 11 things Only Parents of Boys Understand. It’s well done, funny, and insightful. But in “thing #2” came that familiar storyline that we continue…

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Boy is Beautiful (Guest Post by Mark Sherman)

By Tim Wright on May 24, 2014

For the last several months a group of writers has been focusing on the issues of boys and men are collaborating through the writing and sharing of blog posts in order to bring greater awareness to the unique challenges boys…

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Hugs and Slugs–If Boys Could Speak (Guest Post by Janet Allison)

By Tim Wright on May 8, 2014

For the next several months a group of writers focused on the issues of boys and men are collaborating through the writing and sharing of blog posts in order to bring greater awareness to the unique challenges boys and men…

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Tommy Heads to Preschool–And Why That May Not Be a Good Thing!

By Tim Wright on April 29, 2014

Excerpted from my book, Searching for Tom Sawyer: How Parents and Congregations Can Stop the Exodus of Boys from Church.  When Tommy turns two, his parents, like many parents, begin thinking about preschool. Preschool is a fairly new phenomenon in…

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The 6 Secrets to Your Son’s Success in School (Guest Post by Dr. Ed Dixon)

By Tim Wright on April 1, 2014

For the next several months a group of writers focused on the issues of boys and men are collaborating through the writing and sharing of blog posts in order to bring greater awareness to the unique challenges boys and men…

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