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January 23, 2023
Use Your Head and Your Heart When Raising Your Kids
Recently, ABC launched a new show called, "The Parent Test," that explores the home life of several families with different parenting styles to determine the best approach by today's standards.
Boys Town Contributor
May 17, 2021
What is that difficult person’s problem? The Baby in the Backseat!
Imagine you're late for work; you've just pulled in behind one car at the red light. The light turns green, but the lady in the car in front of you is looking in her backseat, not at the light.
Dr. Patrick C. Friman
November 24, 2020
Like Father, Like Son; Minnesota Doctor Carries on Longtime Legacy of Support for Boys Town
Following the inspiration of his beloved stepfather, Harland Arthur Mayer, Biesterfeld has donated to Father Flanagan's home for children for as long as he can remember.
Boys Town Contributor
November 2, 2020
What 30 Years Working At Boys Town Has Taught Me About Parenting
When I started working with kids at Boys Town as a recreation aide while in college in 1987, I never thought I?d spend the next 30-plus years of my working life at Boys Town.
Boys Town Contributor
May 11, 2020
Giving Effective Praise to Foster Children
Consistently and sincerely praising children for the things they do well can help them overcome negative self-image.
Maggie McGill
February 22, 2018
Let the Games (and Valuable Life Lessons) Begin!
At Boys Town, we promote student participation in extracurricular activities, including sports, for their significant personal development.
Angela Nott
April 21, 2017
Nevada Mother’s Grit and Determination Sets Positive Example for Her Sons
Infidelity, manipulation and verbal abuse had created a toxic home life for Claudia Chavez and her children, so she mustered the courage to seek a new start for herself and her young sons.
Boys Town Contributor