Magazine article Work & Family Life

Everything You Want to Know about Raising Boys

Magazine article Work & Family Life

Everything You Want to Know about Raising Boys

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Everything you want to know about raising boys

If you have sons of any age or have friends or relatives with boys in their life, this is the book to own. From Michael Thompson, Ph.D., co-author of the best-seller Raising Cain, and Teresa H. Barker, journalist and co-author of Speaking of Boys, it is the first major parenting book to chart every stage of a boy's life.

Although this new book It's a Boy! covers the psychological, social and academic life of boys from infancy through the teen years, it is by no means a dry discourse on "ages and stages." It's alive with true stories, comments from children and parents, and practical, insightful advice on everything you wanted to know about living with a son - plus much more that you may not even have thought about.

A psychologist, lecturer and consultant to schools all over the world, Dr. Thompson writes about boys with humor, warmth and compassion. In this comprehensive new book, he has combined the latest research with timeless knowledge and wisdom from the field.

He identifies the key developmental transitions that mark a boy's psychological growth and emotional health, along with the challenges both boys and parents face at each age. …

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