Ground Control Parenting – Carol Sutton Lewis

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What can GCP do for YOU in 2015??

As 2014 draws to a close, we at GCP have been thinking about what 2015 will bring. As we begin another year of focusing on our boys and the skills we need to parent them well, we have so much to worry about, (especially these days), so much to learn, so much to share. At […]

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Thoughtful Thursday: Merry Christmas from GCP!!!

Merry Christmas to all! Hope you and your family have had a great day. Here are a few Christmas quotes to keep you in the spirit. I know what I really want for Christmas. I want my childhood back. Nobody is going to give me that. I might give at least the memory of it […]

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Thoughtful Thursday: The Lighter Side of Christmas

With Christmas a mere week away, some combination of school holiday programs, final exams, holiday prep and Christmas shopping are probably wearing many parents down. So for today’s Thoughtful Thursday, here are a few holiday poems designed to lift your spirits and give you and your sons something to smile about during this pre-Christmas rush. […]

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Thoughtful Thursday: The Christmas Spirit

GCP was out and about today and in our travels we passed the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center. Looking up at the huge tree with its sparkling lights we couldn’t help but feel a touch of the Christmas spirit. And so here are a couple of Christmas poems from Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes to […]

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Thoughtful Thursday: Protest Poetry

On this Thoughtful Thursday our thoughts could be on nothing else but the incredible failure of another grand jury to indict a police officer for killing an unarmed Black man. And using an illegal chokehold to take him down as a cellphone camera recorded the entire thing, so there is no question as to what […]

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How Do We Talk to Our Younger Sons About the Ferguson Verdict?

We have all heard and seen the aftermath of the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. We’ve had many conversations with our friends and colleagues about what a failure to indict means for the Brown family, for Ferguson, for black boys everywhere. But as time passes after this […]

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How Do We Talk to Our High School Sons About the Ferguson Verdict?

We have all heard and seen the aftermath of the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. We’ve had many conversations with our friends and colleagues about what a failure to indict means for the Brown family, for Ferguson, for black boys everywhere. But as time passes after this […]

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