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Growing great boys / Ian Grant.

By: Grant, Ian, 1939-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Growing great.Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House New Zealand, 2006Description: 208 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869418021; 1869418026 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Child rearing | Parenting | Boys | Parent and child | Child developmentDDC classification: 649.132
Contents:
Growing boys is better than fixing men -- The landscape for boys in the 21st century -- Real differences-real boys -- The importance of fathers -- The value of mothers -- Parenting boys on your own -- Preschool years: the men your boys will become -- The middle years: your window of opportunity -- Teenagers: parenting boys in adolsecence -- Mastering competence, confidence and initiative -- Boys and masks: talking to the real boy -- Boys and spirituality, traditions and rites of passage -- Twelve things I want my boys to know.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Parenting Collection 649.132 GRA 2 Checked out 11/03/2020

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Practical, positive and informative parenting advice on raising great sons.

Growing Great Boys is a brilliant, practical parenting book about parenting boys from toddlers to teens by one of New Zealand's leading parenting experts. Packed with tips and pragmatic ideas for parents, it has a strong and positive message for parents.

The following issues are dealt with- 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; and 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. Its substance is insightful and challenging and it will be rewarding to all parents who read it.

Cover subtitle: 100s of practical strategies for bringing out the best in your son.

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

Growing boys is better than fixing men -- The landscape for boys in the 21st century -- Real differences-real boys -- The importance of fathers -- The value of mothers -- Parenting boys on your own -- Preschool years: the men your boys will become -- The middle years: your window of opportunity -- Teenagers: parenting boys in adolsecence -- Mastering competence, confidence and initiative -- Boys and masks: talking to the real boy -- Boys and spirituality, traditions and rites of passage -- Twelve things I want my boys to know.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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