Every year the statistics on boys and achievement become more alarming. Boys are falling behind in school, boys are entering colleges at the lowest rate in history, and the number of young men returning home to live with their parents, working only part time or not at all, has more than doubled in the past two decades.
“Girl behavior is the gold standard in schools,” reports Psychologist Michael Thompson. “Boys are treated like defective girls.”
Well, not here at All Pro Dad. We have a passion for seeing boys grow up into responsible men. So what can All Pro Dads do to help keep their boys motivated, moving forward, and achieving their potential?
5 Ideas for Motivating Boys highlights some of the research and adds some common sense to help dads keep junior motivated and moving forward.
Huddle up with your kids tonight and ask: “What do you think keeps you from doing your best in school?”