From the Editor

Clara Middleton has worked in preschools, taught college, and consulted with UNICEF. She has an undergraduate degree in developmental psychology and a graduate degree in literature. Her son was in public school in San Francisco until recently. He is now being "free schooled."


October 17, 2011

It’s exactly two years since I launched this site and I am saying farewell for now. I’ve really enjoyed running this site, met some terrific individuals with whom I will certainly stay in touch, and learned a lot. But I just don’t have the time to do it any longer. More

MoBB One Year Later

October 17, 2010

I started this website exactly a year ago. Here’s a little update on how things have evolved. More

Why this site?

October 17, 2009

This site grew out of one mother’s efforts to raise a boy semi decently. I will talk about my personal story in the blog, Clara’s Clearing. But here are some general reasons for why I started Mothers of Bad Boys. More



Clara's Clearing

  1. I'm on sabbatical already (and why) Clara Middleton 30-Sep-2011
  2. Jack London Park: What it means to close it Clara Middleton 14-Sep-2011
  3. What does it mean to have no life? Clara Middleton 03-Sep-2011
  4. Wrapping it up: Overview and self-evaluation Clara Middleton 19-Aug-2011
  5. The question of discipline Clara Middleton 01-Aug-2011

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Manners and Morals

  1. Think things through Clara Middleton 15-Feb-2012
  2. Know your key quality Clara Middleton 31-Jan-2012
  3. Have no blemish Clara Middleton 15-Jan-2012
  4. A person with wide-ranging knowledge Clara Middleton 31-Dec-2011
  5. The art of being lucky Clara Middleton 15-Dec-2011

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