You have successfully added "..." to your cart
Как се възпитават момчета
Print Edition
ISBN
954-529-486-8
Price
12.00 lv.
(12.00 lv.)
Buy

* 0% online discount
Shipping - 2 lv. / Sofia, 2.50 lv. / Bulgaria
Free shipping for orders above 50 lv. + Eco bag
-0%
Information
Rating (4)
4.75 4
Format
Paperback
Size
13/20
Weight
270 gr.
Pages
240
Published
18 February 2007

Raising Boys

Australian family therapist Biddulph (Manhood) joins the chorus of counselors calling for a focused, supportive approach to parenting boys. Citing such gender specific risks facing boys as a higher percentage of learning disabilities to greater threats of violence and suicide, Biddulph maps out parenting strategies for three distinct stages of growth, from birth to six years, from six to 14, and from 14 to adult. Choosing not to mince words, he advises fathers, for instance, "if you routinely work a fifty-five or sixty-hour week, including travel time, you just won't cut it as a dad." Citing studies that show boys are "more prone than girls to separation anxiety," he suggests keeping boys out of child care if possible before the age of three. He recommends delaying school entrance by a year to give boys time to develop fine motor skills, and calls sports a "double-edged sword" which, while enormously beneficial, can also encourage negative traits if sportsmanship is eclipsed by an obsession with winning. Biddulph delves into physiological matters, examining and explaining the role testosterone plays in shaping male children, and talking frankly about sexuality. Enhanced by plentiful sidebars, photos and cartoons, the material is presented in digestible chunks, and each chapter wraps up with a summary section, "In a Nutshell." This highly practical guide offers valuable perspectives to parents of both boys and girls.

Categories
About the Author
Steve  Biddulph

A psychologist specializing in families for over twenty five years, Steve Biddulph is now one of the world’s best known parenting authors. His books are simple, powerful, funny, and down-to-earth. They also have a deeper side, they stand against the tide of consumerist feel-good parenting advice, with their clear criticism of the madness of modern life and the isolation and loss of community that it brings about for struggling mothers and fathers.

Print Edition
Print Edition
ISBN
954-529-486-8
Buy
Price
12.00 lv.
(12.00 lv.)

* 0% online discount
Shipping - 2 lv. / Sofia, 2.50 lv. / Bulgaria
Free shipping for orders above 50 lv. + Eco bag
-0%
Discount
Shipping
Colibri Publishers
1990-2016 © All rights reserved