Raising Boys: Why Boys are Different - and What We Can Do to Help Them Become Healthy and Well Balanced Men

Author(s): Steve Biddulph

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Parents and teachers will find this a breakthrough book which changes their outlook on boys forever.

Everyone who has boys today is concerned for them. Everywhere we look, boys are having trouble with their lives. Parents want to understand better what makes boys tick, and how to help them be happy, loving, and capable.

In Raising Boys, Steve Biddulph looks at the most important issue in boys' development from birth to manhood - and discusses the warm, strong parenting and guidance that boys need. He brings his humour, honesty, and practical knowledge of families to the vital task of raising our sons.

Contains answers to such concerns as:



  • How can we teach boys to be happy confident and kind?


 



  • The three stages of boyhood, and how to make them go smoothly


 



  • Testosterone! How it changes behaviour and what to do about it


 



  • How boys' brains are different.


 



  • Understanding boys' vulnerabilities and how to overcome them


 



  • How mothers teach boys about life and love


 



  • The five essentials that fathers provide (and what to do if you're a single mum)


 



  • Common diseases of boys, such as 'kitchen blindness' and 'dyslaundria'


 



  • How to hlep boys learn a caring attitude to sex


 



  • Eight major changes schools must make to be good places for boys


 



  • Sport - encouraging the right values in boys


 



  • How can adult communities help boys become men?




Steve Biddulph is Australia's best-known family therapist and parenting author. His books, including The Secret of Happy Children (published in ten languages) and the acclaimed Manhood, are popular all over the world.

Second-hand Book


Parents and teachers will find this a breakthrough book which changes their outlook on boys forever.

Everyone who has boys today is concerned for them. Everywhere we look, boys are having trouble with their lives. Parents want to understand better what makes boys tick, and how to help them be happy, loving, and capable.

In Raising Boys, Steve Biddulph looks at the most important issue in boys' development from birth to manhood - and discusses the warm, strong parenting and guidance that boys need. He brings his humour, honesty, and practical knowledge of families to the vital task of raising our sons.

Contains answers to such concerns as:



  • How can we teach boys to be happy confident and kind?


 



  • The three stages of boyhood, and how to make them go smoothly


 



  • Testosterone! How it changes behaviour and what to do about it


 



  • How boys' brains are different.


 



  • Understanding boys' vulnerabilities and how to overcome them


 



  • How mothers teach boys about life and love


 



  • The five essentials that fathers provide (and what to do if you're a single mum)


 



  • Common diseases of boys, such as 'kitchen blindness' and 'dyslaundria'


 



  • How to hlep boys learn a caring attitude to sex


 



  • Eight major changes schools must make to be good places for boys


 



  • Sport - encouraging the right values in boys


 



  • How can adult communities help boys become men?




Steve Biddulph is Australia's best-known family therapist and parenting author. His books, including The Secret of Happy Children (published in ten languages) and the acclaimed Manhood, are popular all over the world.


 


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781876451509
  • : Finch Publishing
  • : Finch Publishing
  • : August 2003
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Steve Biddulph
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd edition
  • : 649.132
  • : 192
  • : Advice on parenting
  • : illustrations