Helping Boys Thrive

May 24th, 9am - 4pm - Edmonds Center for the Arts

Being a mother of a little girl came naturally to me. This is probably because I like things sweet and safe.

 

Then

this little guy came along.

 

From the first ultrasound exclaiming “it’s a boy!” I sent up a straight-shot prayer asking God to equip me. How do I foster an adventurous spirit when all I want to do is exclaim “Be careful, Ethan!” ?

What will it be like to parent someone who will eventually grow taller and larger than me?

Its questions like these that bring me to the Helping Boys Thrive Summit. A One Day event for parents and professionals who are raising, educating, and working with boys and young men.

A great preview of the summit is found in the book  Raising Boys by Design and by Dr Gregg Jantz and Michael Gurian.  I love how they combine brain science research and Biblical principles to reveal what our sons need to thrive.

I’m also looking forward to hearing from Kevin and Beverly Sherman, parents of Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. Kevin has worked for the Los Angeles sanitation department for 26 years, waking up at 3:45 a.m. to drive a trash truck. Beverly works with disabled inner-city children. “I think it was incredibly significant,” Sherman said of his parents’ example. “It forced my brother and me to understand priorities and family.”

I’d love to personally invite you to join me at the Helping Boys Thrive summit, Saturday May 24th at the beautiful Edmonds Center For The Arts.

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