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This is the tough love that boys need to hear today: a candid and whipsmart guide to being a good guy in a world full of assh*les. Let your patrons know about Just Don’t Be an Assh*le by downloading and sharing an infographic, listicle, and adulting 101 checklist, and click below for downloadable images to post […]

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Through the stories of kids and parents in the middle school trenches, a New York Times bestselling author reveals why these years are so painful, how parents unwittingly make them worse, and what we all need to do to grow up. “Judith Warner brilliantly challenges the assumption that middle school has to be a chalkboard jungle.”—Peggy Orenstein, […]

What We're Reading

Needed now more than ever: a guide that includes 500 diverse contemporary fiction and memoir recommendations for preteens and teens with the goal of inspiring greater empathy for themselves, their peers, and the world around them. As young people are diagnosed with anxiety and depression in increasing numbers, or dealing with other issues that can […]

Love That Boy is a uniquely personal story about the causes and costs of outsized parental expectations. What we want for our children—popularity, normalcy, achievement, genius—and what they truly need—grit, empathy, character—are explored by National Journal’s Ron Fournier, who weaves his extraordinary journey to acceptance around the latest research on childhood development and stories of other loving-but-struggling […]

Today we wanted to share with you two incredible new resources for parents. They are great  guides to help parents with daily challenges and creating the best evironments they can for their kids. Asperger Syndrome: The OASIS Guide , Revised Third Edition Advice, Inspiration, Insight, and Hope, from Early Intervention to Adulthood by Patricia Romanowski Bashe For the […]