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Growing great boys / Ian Grant.

By: Grant, Ian, 1939-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Sydney, N.S.W. : Doubleday, 2008Description: 208 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781864711042 (paperback).Subject(s): Child rearing | Parenting | BoysDDC classification: 649.132 Summary: "Growing great boys is a brilliant, practical parenting book about parenting boys from toddlers to teens from one of New Zealand's leading parenting experts. Packed with lots of tips and pragmatic ideas for parents, it has a strong and positive message for parents. The following issues are dealt with in the book: The challenges for boys in the 21st century - The uniqueness of boys/men - The importance of fathers in parenting boys - The place of mothers in parenting boys - Parenting boys on your own - How to parent preschooler boys (or under 5s) - How to parent primary school boys (or 5-12 year olds) - How to parent teenage boys - Boys and masks - Talking to the real boy - Boys and spirituality, traditions and rites of passage. Growing great boys is a delightful manual for successfully guiding, coaching, disciplining, loving, encouraging and inspiring boys from birth through to teenage years. It's substance is insightful and challenging and it will be rewarding to all parents who read it."--Provided by publisher.
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We all want our boys to grow up to be the best men they can be - here are tips from a parenting guru.

In Growing Great Boys , parenting guru Ian Grant shows how to work with the essential character of boys, using understanding and emotional support to raise loyal, passionate, hard-working, sensitive, funny, fearless and strong men.

Growing Great Boys is brimming with practical and informative parenting advice for raising great sons, from the vital preschool years through to the challenges of teens. It includes chapters on the roles of mums and dads, and on the special challenges faced by solo parents.

Hot tips, quotes and action labs encourage parents to take a hands-on approach, coaching their sons to succeed in the game of life.

"How to bring out the best in your son." -- Cover.

"Foreword by Nick Farr-Jones." -- Cover.

Includes bibliographic references (p. 199-201) and index.

"Growing great boys is a brilliant, practical parenting book about parenting boys from toddlers to teens from one of New Zealand's leading parenting experts. Packed with lots of tips and pragmatic ideas for parents, it has a strong and positive message for parents. The following issues are dealt with in the book: The challenges for boys in the 21st century - The uniqueness of boys/men - The importance of fathers in parenting boys - The place of mothers in parenting boys - Parenting boys on your own - How to parent preschooler boys (or under 5s) - How to parent primary school boys (or 5-12 year olds) - How to parent teenage boys - Boys and masks - Talking to the real boy - Boys and spirituality, traditions and rites of passage. Growing great boys is a delightful manual for successfully guiding, coaching, disciplining, loving, encouraging and inspiring boys from birth through to teenage years. It's substance is insightful and challenging and it will be rewarding to all parents who read it."--Provided by publisher.