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Raising Cain: Boys in Focus

In the RAISING CAIN documentary on PBS, Host Michael Thompson, Ph.D., co-author of the best-selling book Raising Cain, probes the issues facing boys in America today. Learn More!

Expert Q&A
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Michael Thompson, Ph.D. answers questions about parenting your boy.

It's tough being a boy in America today. The PBS Parents Guide to Raising Boys will help you understand what it's like. Discover how to help your boy feel confident, succeed in school, and grow up resilient and responsible. MORE »

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    Why can't some boys sit still? Why do they love to play war? What happened to your sweet little boy?

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    What makes a boy "a boy"? Learn the rules of boyhood and how you can show your boy that there are many ways to be a man.

  • Boys in SchoolBoys in School

    Is school a bad fit for boys? Learn how to help boys adjust to school and schools adjust to boys.

  • Emotionally Strong BoysEmotionally Strong Boys

    Find out how to nurture your boy's emotional intelligence and help him grow up to be caring and responsive.

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