Raising Boys

Author(s): Steve Biddulph

Self-help

Parents and teachers will find this a breakthrough book which changes their outlook on boys forever.

Everyone who has boys today is concerned for them. Everywhere we look, boys are having trouble with their lives. Parents want to understand better what makes boys tick, and how to help them be happy, loving, and capable.

In Raising Boys, Steve Biddulph looks at the most important issue in boys' development from birth to manhood - and discusses the warm, strong parenting and guidance that boys need. He brings his humour, honesty, and practical knowledge of families to the vital task of raising our sons.

Contains answers to such concerns as:
How can we teach boys to be happy confident and kind?
The three stages of boyhood, and how to make them go smoothly
Testosterone! How it changes behaviour and what to do about it
How boys' brains are different.
Understanding boys' vulnerabilities and how to overcome them
How mothers teach boys about life and love
The five essentials that fathers provide (and what to do if you're a single mum)
Common diseases of boys, such as 'kitchen blindness' and 'dyslaundria'
How to hlep boys learn a caring attitude to sex
Eight major changes schools must make to be good places for boys
Sport - encouraging the right values in boys
How can adult communities help boys become men?

Steve Biddulph is Australia's best-known family therapist and parenting author. His books, including The Secret of Happy Children (published in ten languages) and the acclaimed Manhood, are popular all over the world.


Product Information

Shortlisted for Best of the Bestsellers 1998 and Book Data/ABA Book of the Year Award 1997.

General Fields

  • : 9780646314181
  • : Finch Publishing
  • : Finch Publishing
  • : August 1997
  • : ---length:- '23'width:- '16'units:- Centimeters
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : very good
  • : 192
  • : 45 illustrations, 40 photographs
  • : Steve Biddulph
  • : Paperback