Transitioning to Middle School

Chatting with my friend Erin Dirvonas about transitioning to middle school. Since I have two kiddos making transitions this I have been thinking a lot about them.  Today I am chatting with my friend Erin about middle school and making the change easiest on everyone.

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Transitioning to Elementary School

Chatting with my friend Sydney Smith about transitioning to kindergarten. I’ve been thinking a lot about getting my own son ready for kindergarten and moving to such a big building.  We discuss academics, independence skills and tips to make the transition easier.

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Boys in the Kitchen – Twice Baked Potato Eggs

Product links on this post may be sponsored/non-sponsored affiliate links. Boys Built Better will receive a small percentage of any purchase you make after clicking such links. There is no extra cost or charges to you. Thank you for your support. Foster your son’s independence One of the things I am working on while we…

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Surviving the Summer with Boys

https://media.blubrry.com/boysbuiltbetter/p/content.blubrry.com/boysbuiltbetter/E4Surviving_the_Summer_with_Boys.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSolo Episode, chatting about all things summer! Organizing yourself and your kiddos, fun activities, keeping up with academics and staying sane!! Tip 1- Get Organized To Do Sheet – A few years ago, I used a “No Screen-time Until” sheet to this one to get us organized. I customized…

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Summer Planner Lessons for Tweens

I use a planner, in fact I’m pretty much obsessed with mine.  A few years ago, I realized I was FORGETTING EVERYTHING!!!  Appointments, soccer games, school papers, you name it I forgot about it.  In fact, my oldest even made a joke about it to my mom when I sent them to the wrong soccer…

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Mental Well-being of Boys with Kyle Douglas

https://media.blubrry.com/boysbuiltbetter/p/content.blubrry.com/boysbuiltbetter/The_Mental_Wellbeing_of_Boys_with_Kyle_Douglas.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Interview with Kyle Douglas, chatting about the mental health of boys with tips on how to raise boys to be mentally well and also information about what therapy is and when to utilize it.   Show Notes Children’s book about taking care of yourself so you can take…

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Growth and Development of Boys with Pediatrician Roy Benaroch

https://media.blubrry.com/boysbuiltbetter/p/content.blubrry.com/boysbuiltbetter/E2_Growth_and_Development_of_Boys_with_Pediatician_Roy_Benaroch.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Last Fall, at my oldest son’s 11 year checkup, the pediatrician mentioned the onset of puberty. Sounds silly, but I hadn’t really thought about it before and I certainly didn’t know about the changes my son was about to go through.  (If you need a great puberty resource, check…

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Encouraging Reluctant Readers with Acting

Product links on this post may be sponsored/non-sponsored affiliate links. Boys Built Better will receive a small percentage of any purchase you make after clicking such links. There is no extra cost or charges to you. Thank you for your support. I have a reluctant reader. He can read, just would prefer not to. Because…

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Getting Started with Perler Beads

Product links on this post may be sponsored/non-sponsored affiliate links. Boys Built Better will receive a small percentage of any purchase you make after clicking such links. There is no extra cost or charges to you. Thank you for your support. I love to find activities that keep my kids engaged in something for long…

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Welcome to Boys Built Better

https://media.blubrry.com/boysbuiltbetter/p/content.blubrry.com/boysbuiltbetter/Episode1BBB-4_24_18_10_25_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWelcome to the show! In this episode you will learn a little more about Boys Built Better and its host, Jessica Crow. Jessica is a mom to 3 boys aged 5, 9 and 11 who decided to get into podcasting after a particularly hard year as a parent. The…

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Best Workbooks for Pre-K Children

Product links on this post may be sponsored/non-sponsored affiliate links. Boys Built Better will receive a small percentage of any purchase you make after clicking such links. There is no extra cost or charges to you. Thank you for your support. Best Workbooks for Pre-K Having been a teacher for so many years, I have…

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