12 Tips for Parenting Boys

These are daunting times for raising boys. many parents worry about the possibility that their boys are being mentored by screen violence and hyper-sexualised media content. They worry about pop culture’s ability to normalise impulsive, disrespectful and self-destructive behaviour. They worry that boys are internalising confusing and disturbing versions of masculinity such as those represented in television shows or video games; and that boys are being conditioned, through dazzling and hypnotic media images to become ever more aggressive — even violent.