Bald with a bushy beard, and covered in tattoos, he (Enrique Collazo) has the kindest eyes and leads with his heart, whether in group meditation, during his powerful wisdom talks, or when facilitating an amazing dance workshop inspired by Gabriel Roth’s 5 Rhythms. He sets the tone for the group and strongly influences everyone attending, mentors and students alike.
When your child becomes a teenager, your parenting role begins to shift. You may find yourself becoming more of a guide rather than a rule-maker or teacher. That’s not to say your child won’t need you to intervene when there are safety issues or that your teen won’t need consequences.
In a post #MeToo world, many parents of young boys are anxious to find a better way forward for their sons. Luckily, there are many things parents can do to foster a positive environment in which their sons can flourish and thrive, and be proud of who they grow up to be.
We know from recent Ditch the Label research that young males are less likely to tell somebody or seek support when they need it; societal constructs of masculinity have long denied many boys and men around the world freedom of visceral expression.