Why being lazy is good for your sonWellbeing
“Can I do Auskick on the weekend mum?” I paused for a moment. Should I be honest (standing about freezing at 8am on Saturday is my idea of a hell)? Or lie (it’s full – maybe next year)? I went with honest: “We do so much darling. Lego club, basketball, swimming lessons. We’re always rushing […]
5 ways to help your son manage his emotionsWellbeing by Harb Gill
Dr Richard Chambers exposes the hidden epidemic of male mental health issues, and explains how mindfulness can help boys deal with their emotions.
How team sports bring out the best in boysWellbeing by Richard Bartlett
Coach and PE teacher Richard Bartlett explains why the benefits of team sport go far beyond keeping boys fit.
How to get your son to eat healthy foodWellbeing
We all know that a good diet is essential for our kids’ health and wellbeing. If your son’s nutrition has gone off the rails, check out these simple tips to help get it back on track.
Helping boys develop a healthy body imageWellbeing
A recent Australian study has found boys who are unhappy with their bodies are just as vulnerable as girls. So how can we help our sons build strong, healthy bodies and strong, healthy self-esteem?
Lessons from the longest running study into male happinessWellbeing
Since 1938, Harvard has studied 724 men, recording the real-life ripple effect of thousands of choices and circumstances on their happiness and wellbeing.
Why performing helps young boys shineWellbeing by Claire Clarke
A superhero cape. The beat of a drum. Here’s why the power of the performing arts, and the benefits for young boys, shouldn’t be underestimated.
Books that teach kids empathyWellbeing
Because kids can never have too much empathy, or too many books for that matter.
Giving your son an extra dose of dadWellbeing
The father/son relationship plays a critical role in a boy’s transition to manhood. This short video shows how an ‘extra dose of dad’ can work wonders for a boy’s wellbeing.
4 ways to encourage empathy in your teenage sonWellbeing
Research has shown that boys’ empathy decreases between the ages of 13 and 16 years. But don’t despair. Here’s how you can help your son buck the biological trend.