Teaching Character

Political correctness is everywhere - some say it's appropriate and some say it's run amuck. When they say it's run amuck, this is what they really mean. www.themidlifemamas.com

This Outstanding Alternative Is The New Politically Correct

Teaching boys not to rape is our responsibility as parents. It's not enough anymore to raise "nice" or "respectful" boys. We need them to understand specifically what lines they cannot cross without consequences. www.spoilmyfamily.com

We Know Dan Turner Is The Problem: And That’s A Good Thing

An Open Letter To Police Officers: I know you're receiving and feeling a lot of rage right now. But your communities need you. We need your understanding and your heroism to shine. Here's how... www.themidlifemamas.com

An Open Letter to Police Officers

Children's books that defy gender stereotypes are great conversation starters! I love having something as easy as a book to help me ask some great questions! #genderroles #childrensbooks www.themidlifemamas.com

37 Children’s Books that Crush Gender Stereotypes

Raising boys not just to be men, but to be gentlemen, starts long before they are tweens or teenagers. This post is the perfect place for any mother of boys to start teaching her boys to respect women. There are so many small things that we can teach and model - starting even when they are toddlers! www.themidlifemamas.com

How to Raise Boys Who Grow Up to Be Gentlemen

Racial Tolerance

Why I Won’t Teach My Child Racial Tolerance

Child abuse isn't something we like to talk about, but we need to. We need to help one another heal; we need to discover what causes predatory behavior and figure out how to make it genuinely unacceptable. #stopbeforeitstarts www.themidlifemamas.com

Why Abuse In America Hasn’t Stopped