Raising a Son: Parents and the Making of a Healthy Man (Paperback)

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Boys pose special challenges for today's stressed parents. In "Raising A Son," the Eliums embrace the challenges--and the joys--of raising boys with compassion, commitment, experience, patience, and humor. This fully updated and expanded edition follows the psychological development of boys from infancy to young adulthood. Look for new sections on:
- media and violence
- the "boy code"
- age-appropriate morality
- the out-of-control son
- triggers for aggression
- when and how to get help
- coping with guilt
- the highly sensitive son
- triggers for withdrawal
- why he gets overwhelmed
- hypersensitivity and ADD
- the right role models.

About the Author

Don Elium, her husband, has a busy marriage, family, and child counseling practice in sunny Walnut Creek, California.

Will Glennon is the author of "200 Ways to Raise a Boy's Emotional Intelligence, 200 Ways to Raise a Girl's Self-Esteem", and an editor of the bestselling "Random Acts of Kindness" series. He is a regular columnist for Daughters newsletter and sits on the Board of Advisors for Dads & Daughters, a national parenting organization. The father of two children, a son and a daughter, Glennon lives in Berkeley, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781587611940
ISBN-10: 1587611945
Publisher: Celestial Arts
Publication Date: August 2004
Pages: 344
Language: English