From Boys to Men

by Tracy Carter

“LITTLE BOYS BRING YOU JUST TO THE BRINK of insanity before gently easing you off the ledge with a sweet kiss and laughter from a perfectly timed fart.” Ah yes, they’re sweet … but just when mothers of young sons might be tempted to give themselves a pat on the back, something changes.

All the progress your boy has made in life thus far – becoming articulate, sensitive, aware of basic hygiene practices – seems to halt in its tracks (or even reverse), and your previously sweet son begins to mutter and grunt; he shows signs of reduced empathy; and he SMELLS! As any parent of boys knows, they reach a point in their development in which they resemble cavemen! WHAT TO DO???

Issue 4 2020


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