Tag Archives: boys

The HPV vaccine and boys

My 13 year old son recently had his yearly routine physical. Now that he’s in grade 8, I was asked to remain in the waiting area (yet another sign that he’s growing up!). The doctor still invited me in afterwards … Continue reading

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Boys and body image. Does your son look in the mirror?

 I had never given a lot of thought about boys and their body image until I became the mother of a son. And what an eye opener it has been as I watch him go through his tween years. Boys … Continue reading

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Mars, Venus, Sugar and Spice and Puppy Dog Tails

Note: Make sure to check out our other blog posts that focus on being a boy and a girl. “Hello, my name is Paula, and I am guilty of gender discrimination.”  There – I said it.  Whew – glad to … Continue reading

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Boys will be boys!

Note:  Last week’s post focused on being a girl…if you missed it you can check it out here. “It’s a Boy!”  I was in shock at that moment when I realized that the ultrasound technician had been wrong and our … Continue reading

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