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Mothering from afar

What happens to families when Mexican mothers migrate to the U.S. in search of jobs and opportunities and leave their children behind? In her new book, Boston College Lynch School of Education Assistant Professor Gabrielle Oliveira offers a perspective on … Continue reading

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How to Coach Girls

Seventy percent of kids quit organized sports by age 13, with girls quitting six times the rate of boys. This is one of the realities Alison Foley and Mia Wenjen are hoping to change with their new book, How to … Continue reading

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No more mean girls

Today’s generation of girls is becoming caught up in social hierarchies much earlier than previous generations and, thanks to social media and the “like” button, the pursuit of popularity is more public and insatiable than ever before. Boston College alumna … Continue reading

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Family time

American families are busy and often find themselves overcommitted and exhausted. In their new book, Reclaiming Family Time: A Guide to Slowing Down and Savoring the Gift of One Another (Word Among Us Press, 2017), Boston College alumni Tim and Sue … Continue reading

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Award, new publications for Muldoon

BC alumnus Tim Muldoon, a visiting associate professor in the Honors Program, has been named recipient of the 2017 Writer’s Award in Spirituality, presented by the Board of Directors of the Loyola Institute for Spirituality to honor someone who has demonstrated excellence … Continue reading

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A happy kid

Katie Hurley, a child and adolescent psychotherapist, shows parents how happiness is the key to raising confident, capable children in her new book The Happy Kid Handbook: How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World (Tarcher, 2015). According to … Continue reading

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