GROWING BOYS: HOW TO RAISE YOUR SON is a brilliant practical parenting book about parenting boys. It's packed with lots of tips and pragmatic ideas for parents and has a strong and positive message for parents.
Why are boys so noisy? Why do they run around all the time and break things? Why can't they focus on important things like eating vegetables and tidying up? Why do they leave everything to the last minute? Why are they so messy, and why doesn't it bother them? Why are they fascinated with things that can burn, blind and cripp... read more
Few books have stayed in the news as much as Steve Biddulph's million-copy seller Raising Boys. It has changed how we parent sons. Thousands of parents keep their boy at home a year longer before starting school and tens of thousands have taught their sons to cook (sparking a worldwide pasta shortage!). And an incredible resu... read more
|Author:||Sam de Brito|
Sam de Brito is young, angry and on the case when it comes finding out what is going on with the lives of teenage boys and young men. He wants to know why, in this age of prosperity, so many are falling through the net; why they are failing in relationships , becoming addicted to legal and illegal substances & acting violently.
One of the biggest lessons we have learnt in the last few decades is that it is valuable, important and effective to praise children. Children respond much better to encouragement than they do to punishment, which is why praising them is considered fundamental in helping them develop self-esteem and strong self-belief. Howeve... read more
|Author:||Adam J. Cox|
When parents feel separated from their sons by a curtain of silence or a wall of resistance, they're right to be concerned. Boys of few words - the ones who limit their expression to a timid shrug or an indifferent grunt - need our help. Whether the problem is rooted in "nature" or "nurture", boys who grow up unable to talk a... read more
|Author:||Peggy F. Drexler|
As the number of single-mum and two-mum households has grown, so have concerns about the possible damage caused by the lack of a stable male role model in the house. Determined to find the truth, research psychologist Peggy Drexler embarked on a long-term study comparing boys raised in non-traditional families with those whos... read more
The Good Man Project, a major study in 24 boys' schools around New Zealand, aimed to discover how best to help boys become men.
Celia Lashlie's involvement with the research, and her work in prisons and parenting, enable her to offer more of the razor-sharp insights and no-nonsense suggestions we have come to expect fro... read more
What kind of world are our boys growing up in? Childhood and teenage life is changing rapidly leaving parents wondering how best to tackle the many issues boys face. These include things such as increasing pressure on young boys to buy into consumerist culture, their exposure to violent video games, early sexualisation and ex... read more
Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. The gender gap in college attendance and graduation rates has widened dramatically.
While Emily is working hard at school and getting As... read more
In this climax to his series of landmark boys books, including Wonder of Boys and Minds of Boys, Michael Gurian presents parentswith a new way of looking at their sons by• Realizing how important PURPOSE is for the success and happiness of their boys.• Understanding how a boy's core personality, nature, and genetic ... read more
Struggling to cope with an emotionally charged minefield as your son becomes a man? Do you sometimes wonder if you'll both come out alive? In Sons to Men, Anne Harvey offers a practical guide for mothers as their sons enter adolescence. While many other books concentrate on teenage boys' propensity to misjudge situations and ... read more
|Author:||Phil Gifford and Billy Graham|
Billy Graham says he would have been born on the wrong side of the tracks in Naenae "but my mates had already stolen them." Billy's new book, written with Phil Gifford, will give parents and people organising youth groups, a practical, detailed blueprint to turn around the lives of boys struggling with life. Based on lessons ... read more