Monthly Archives: April 2018

Refreshingly brutal advice to young guys

Back then it was difficult to measure up at school. You had to wear the right clothes, say the right things and blend in. I wore high socks with yellow and blue stripes at the top, an O.P. shirt and my Member’s Only jacket when it was brisk. I couldn’t afford Vuarnet’s, but I had some knockoff Ray-Bans. (Risky Business came out in August 1983… Ray-Bans were the rage!) Continue Reading

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Four conversations parents must have

This new workshop is a natural next step to opening up the doors of dialogue about these important issues with families. Continue Reading

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Lil Dicky gets a lil raunchy (and how parents should respond)

I’m talking about the brand new racy music video from Lil Dicky, Freaky Friday, where Lil Dicky wakes up as Chris Brown and Chris Brown as Lil Dicky. The music video is creative, kids think it’s hilarious, and it’s full of sexual references and imagery. Continue Reading

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Do you want to screen my new book?

Many of you know I’ve been buried in bullying for the last few months, polling kids, listening to stories, dialoguing with counselors… all for my next book, The Bullying Breakthrough: Real Help for Parents and Teachers of the Bullied, Bystanders, and Bullies. Continue Reading

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