1. Getting women/girls pregnant is a demonstration of manliness. The right mentors will teach your son that producing children has nothing to do with manhood, because nearly every man is born with the ability to procreate with a woman. Similarly, having many females can be a symbolic of many things that have nothing to do with manhood. … Continue reading 3 Things Boys (And Men !) Believe About Manhood That Are TOTALLY Wrong
Being a single mother has it’s own unique parenting pressures and challenges. They are multiplied when the child – unlike you – is a male. Don’t fall into the common trap of believing these three things: You should never tell your son he can’t have something. Understandably, there can be some guilt associated with single-motherhood … Continue reading “Single Moms Should Never Tell Their Sons No”, And 2 Other Things You Should Stop Believing Immediately! By Mervin A. Bourne, Jr. April 30, 2015
I was doing some reading on the net this morning and came across an article from a writer who referred to single parent homes as "broken". It was actually meant to be an inspirational piece, within which the writer shared that she also grew up in a "broken" home. She goes on to tell her … Continue reading Are Single Parent Homes “Broken”??
This week I came across a beautiful picture of Nia Long on the cover of a prior Essence magazine with her two sons. Caption said, "Single, Satisfied, and Raising Her Boys." Then I came across another article by an author who opined that such articles were actually glamorizing single motherhood. So...obviously there are different schools … Continue reading Does Society Glamorize Single Motherhood?