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Raising Boys Why Boys Are Different - and How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men

ISBN-10: 158761328X

ISBN-13: 9781587613289

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Steve Biddulph, Paul Stanish

List price: $14.99
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Raising a happy, loving, responsible boy in today's world can be challenging. In this second edition of his international best seller, Steve Biddulph looks at the most important issues in a boy's development from birth to manhood. With gentle humor and proven wisdom backed by decades of experience as a family psychologist and father, he shows parents how to provide the firm, loving guidance that boys need. Updates include recent findings on hearing problems specific to boys and statistics on boys and driving. Biddulph also discusses: The three stages of boyhood, and how to help them go smoothly. Testosterone! How it changes behavior and what to do about it. How our sons' brains are different from our daughters'. Common syndromes that afflict boys, such as "kitchen blindness" and "dyslaundria." How to help boys cultivate a caring attitude toward sex. Questions to assist in finding boy-friendly schools.
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication date: 8/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Steve Biddulph was born in Yorkshire and lives in Tasmania with his wife and children. He has been a family therapist for over twenty years and his multi million selling books have been translated into 27 languages. In the UK he lectures annually in regional theatres. Biddulph has been hailed by 'The Times' as 'a mixture between Doctor Spock and Billy Connolly'.

Preface to the Second Edition
What Is It with Boys?
The Three Stages of Boyhood
Testosterone!
How Boys' and Girls' Brains Differ
What Dads Can Do
Mothers and Sons
Developing a Healthy Sexuality
A Revolution in Schooling
Boys and Sports
A Community Challenge
Some Notes on ADHD in Boys
How to Tell if a School Is a Good One for Boys
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index