A new book on raising boys, a poetry project in Boston via Venezuela, and a hybrid memoir of immigration
“Boys aren’t born rapists,” writes clinical psychologist Bobbi Wegner in her clear-eyed first book, “Raising Feminist Boys: How to Talk with Your Child About Gender, Consent & Empathy” (New Harbinger) in which she offers tools for parents and caregivers on how to instill values of equality, self-awareness, empathy, and the confidence to recognize and speak up against injustice.
Move the Needle Virtual Experience: Mental Health in America – Understanding the Impact & Identifying Hopeful Solutions.
You probably watch the news and think, the world seems to be falling apart. There are areas where we have real work to do, racism and sexism, to name a couple.
Interview with Bobbi Wegner, author of Raising Feminist Boys
As we emerge from the closeted lives we have been living for the past year, trying to shed light on what the post-pandemic world will be like, we must start with a fundamental question: What will we be like? From a mounting number of public health professionals, the prognosis is not especially encouraging.
Parents aren’t the only ones who feel like hiding in a closet. Here’s why children might need a break from family, too.
The past year has been hard on most of us. Who hasn’t felt anxious? Who hasn’t wanted to retreat from the world at times? Staying home when possible as COVID-19 rates climbed felt safer — and in many places was required by lockdown rules. Yet, could growing accustomed to feeling less safe in public spaces seed, or feed, the anxiety disorder known as agoraphobia? If you’re wondering whether the discomfort you experience is normal or has crossed a line, read on.