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Mothers raising sons : what every mother needs to know to save her sanity! / Nigel Latta.

By: Latta, Nigel, 1967-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : HarperCollins, 2009Description: 272 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869507848.Subject(s): Mothers and sons | Boys -- Psychology | Child rearing | Parenting | Child rearing -- New Zealand | Parenting -- New Zealand | Parent and child -- New ZealandDDC classification: 649.132
Incomplete contents:
Part one : The preflight briefing -- Part two : The great big boy debate -- Part three : Masculinity - on the nature of boys -- Part four : Raising boys in the real world..
Whether you're a mum, a harassed grandparent, or a guardian raising boys who may not be your sons but are your boys all the same, this book's for you. If you want effective strategies instead of platitudes, real solutions instead of catch-phrases, and a book with chapters on 'What mums want', 'It turns out Dad's not lazy, it's in his genes', 'Throwing like a girl', 'Lion taming: managing boys' behaviour', 'How to be a cool mum' and 'Trouble in Shoe-topia', then welcome to the real world of raising boys.
Summary: "With practical examples and case studies to help all mothers raising boys, there's particular comfort for single mothers worried about the lack of men in their sons' lives. Whether you're a mum, a harassed grandparent, or a guardian raising boys who may not be your sons but are your boys all the same, this book's for you." --Back cover..
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

With practical examples and case studies this guide provides everything a mother or guardian will need to know to look after her boys. It avoids catchphrases and platitudes to reassure mothers that they will always be a part of their sons' lives.

New Zealand author.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-272).

Part one : The preflight briefing -- Part two : The great big boy debate -- Part three : Masculinity - on the nature of boys -- Part four : Raising boys in the real world..

Whether you're a mum, a harassed grandparent, or a guardian raising boys who may not be your sons but are your boys all the same, this book's for you. If you want effective strategies instead of platitudes, real solutions instead of catch-phrases, and a book with chapters on 'What mums want', 'It turns out Dad's not lazy, it's in his genes', 'Throwing like a girl', 'Lion taming: managing boys' behaviour', 'How to be a cool mum' and 'Trouble in Shoe-topia', then welcome to the real world of raising boys.

"With practical examples and case studies to help all mothers raising boys, there's particular comfort for single mothers worried about the lack of men in their sons' lives. Whether you're a mum, a harassed grandparent, or a guardian raising boys who may not be your sons but are your boys all the same, this book's for you." --Back cover..

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