He’ll Be OK — Celia Lashlie

This book is about about raising boys, especially teenagers. It’s heartfelt and compelling, and it has a lot of good things to think about and remember if you have or are planning to have a teenaged son.

Celia Lashlie spent a lot of time at boys’ schools talking with the boys and their teachers, and describes what it’s like to be a student in a boys’ school. She describes the experience really thoroughly — as I read, I really felt I knew what their world was like. But there are many different ways for boys to experience their school life, and I thought she focused on one without really acknowledging others.

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Trying to add to my kids’ playlist….

Trying to add to my kids’ playlist. Andrew WK “Kiseki”, Sekiden “Alexander”, Self “Borateen”, Top “Hi Baby Hi, all missing from @Spotify

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Knock knock! – Who’s there? Awkward…

Knock knock!
– Who’s there?
Awkward silence.
– Awkward silence who?

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RT @davelozo: But I would read 500…

RT @davelozo: But I would read 500 words
And I would read 500 more
Just to be the man who read a thousand words
To avoid a stupid video

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Happy Tau Day. Yes, pi is STILL wrong….

Happy Tau Day. Yes, pi is STILL wrong. tauday.com/ #tauday #tau #pi #fb via ifttt.com/recipes/414895-tweet-about-tau-day

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‘Ride or Cry’ by @chelseajade on…

‘Ride or Cry’ by @chelseajade on #SoundCloud . Well worth listening to. #np soundcloud.com/iamchelseajade/ride-or-cry-1

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Five-part acapella song about the…

Five-part acapella song about the nature of time. Sung backwards. By one guy. Amazing! www.youtube.com/watch HT @DavidPlumpton

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The foremost difference between men and…

The foremost difference between men and women is that we women … learn what we think about something by talking about it. – Celia Lashlie

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36 Arguments for the Existence of God — Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

I love reading philosophy, and I love reading novels. So this philosophical novel is right in my sweet spot. I have read some of Goldstein’s non-fiction, but after reading this fun and thoughtful book I want to search out her other … Continue reading

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Can You Tolerate This? — Ashleigh Young

This is like one of those great, wide-ranging conversations where you talk about everything, from what you did last weekend to the meaning of life, and everything in between. Each essay is on its own topic and they are apparently … Continue reading

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