Author: Rob

Studystack

I just found this today, and it seems really useful. Studystack.com – If your son likes to study with flashcards, this is a quick way to make and use them online: http://www.studystack.com/ Of course, it can also be used for…

George Washington ROCs! (Rules of Civility)

Affectionately referred to as the “GWs”, we use various numbers of these as “writing practice” when our boys need a consequence (Bill Bennett’s version in The BOOK OF VIRTUES has the corrected spelling).  We assign from 1 to 10 of…

Boy Wanted

BOY WANTED  (Ca. 1917) WANTED A boy that stands straight, sits straight, acts straight, and talks straight; A boy whose finger nails are not in mourning, whose ears are clean, whose shoes are polished, whose clothes are brushed, whose hair…

Temper Tantrums

Almost every parent of a toddler has experienced the frustration of dealing with a child throwing a floor-thumping, hair-pulling temper tantrum. Even though this can be embarrassing and challenging for parents, this is normal behavior for most young children. Why…

Potty Training

Well, my boys are well past this point now.  Thank Goodness! But here are some tips for you folks who have yet to endure it… Most boys are ready for toilet training sometime between their second and third birthdays. This…

12 Tips for Toddler Health

1) Teach healthy eating. Provide three nutritious meals supplemented with two to three healthy snacks daily. Feed toddlers at the same time as other family members and allow them to grow into feeding themselves. Offer children nutritious foods and let…

Lego Indiana Jones

This one is a classic.  There is even an allusion to it in the Lego Indiana Jones Wii game.  Be sure to check out our collection of Indiana Jones Legos at wwwl.boysdad.com/gear-for-boys