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Raising Boys

Raising Boys: Parenting Of Sons

If anyone had said that a boy would utterly transform my world, my values, my lifestyle, my priorities, my entire self definition, the younger me would have laughed out loud. God gave me two of them who have done just that. Hope this post will enc...

The Real Difference Between Boys And Girls

Even though I'm a psychologist who specializes in early education, it took having kids to make me realize that sex differences aren't just the stuff of Brady Bunch reruns. In fact, one study found that when 18-month-old boys and girls were shown p...

Boys Versus Girls: Who's Harder To Raise

So, can we finally answer the great parenting debate over which sex is more challenging to raise? Much depends on what you're looking at, and when...

Bringing Up Boys

It may sometimes seem like your son and daughter are from different planets. Even though their brains are incredibly similar at birth, at the age of two when they first realise they are a boy or a girl, it can be a different story.

The Challenge Of Raising Boys

Rosalind Wiseman offers plenty of discrete pieces of common-sense advice based on her interviews with hundreds of teens and her own experience as the mother of 10- and 12-year-old boys:

Brain Development: Are Boys’ And Girls’ Brains Different?

Are boys and girls really so different? Why are boys more likely to prefer toy trucks than girls? Learn the truth about gender differences from our expert.

Why Boys Underperform In School

In this article, we look at some of the theories as to why boys underperform in school, and then offer a different rationale for why boys underperform in school as well as suggest a solution to resolve the problem.

Boys' Behavior - Why Boys Behave The Way They Do

He is active; he likes to jump and climb; and he can't stay focused on anything other than the computer, game system or his skate board and seems too distracted to listen. He gets into things and he takes things apart; he likes to pick at his sist...

Raising Boys: A Dad's Parenting Advice For Moms

There are a few subtle nuances that I have picked up along the way as a dad that might come in handy for moms raising boys. Ladies, here are some things to think about with your boys...

How Do You Raise Happy Boys?

The boys are mine but I sometimes feel I am only borrowing them until another woman comes along to claim them. “A son is a son till he takes a wife, a daughter’s a daughter the rest of her life,” as the saying goes. When my eldest turned 18 a few ...

How To Raise A Good Man

The instant you looked into your newborn son's eyes you knew that every hope you had for his future rested on what you did from that moment on. Would you be able to help him grow into a caring, confident, responsible man? Every mother questions ho...

10 Tips For Raising A Well-Rounded Boy

Raising a thoughtful, well-rounded son can be a challenge. Some boys are slow to pick up social graces, more interested in video games or Pokémon than people. Some are boisterous to the point where they have a hard time focusing. No matter what yo...

How To Raise Boys To Be Good Men

Boys do what they are taught. They become what they see. Unfortunately, from mid to late adolescence boys face an array of bad, sexy guy images...

What You May Not Know About Raising Boys

A friend of mine who is raising a house full of boys recently told me how her friend with only girls could not relate to her life in the least.  We laughed about how it was nice to be in the company of another "boy mom" who understood the zoo we l...

Raising Boys Without Men

In "Raising Boys Without Men," research psychologist Dr Peggy Drexler says that boys raised in households headed by just mothers can grow up emotionally stronger, more empathetic and independent than boys raised in traditional two-parent households.

5 Things I Learned About Raising Boys (So Far)

Having three little boys running around the house has been a dream — noisy, hilarious, heartwarming, and more fun than I ever could have imagined. It has also been trying at times. And while I’m certainly no expert (my boys are all under the age o...

10 Things I Wish I'D Known About Raising A Boy

When you have a girl, you know that you can always fall back on your own childhood memories to guide you as a parent. But unless you grew up with a brother, there's a good chance that parts of raising a boy can take you by surprise. From the sport...

7 Principles For Raising Sons

As a mother of boys, you already recognize their innate differences from your daughters. But what do you do with these differences? How do you uniquely parent your boys so they become responsible, mature men? According to Dr. James Dobson, author ...

Top 10 Parenting Books For Raising Boys

So here are the ten books not to miss if you’re raising little men...

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Parenting - Behaviour | 0-18y

Raising Boys

John PaulJohn Paul
Raising boys can be challenging. This book will help you understand the world of boys and help you parent your boys better...