Parenting Boys

  • by Maria T. Brodsky
  • Narrated by Kevin Pierce
  • 0 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Do you want to learn what are some of the proven differences between boys and girls? Are you interested in common patterns in development that boys exhibit? Would you like ideas and strategies for how to handle issues that many boys struggle with?
Parenting Boys is a guide to a boy's development, from a baby up through young adulthood. Each chapter identifies a stage in a boy's life and looks at what to expect, common challenges, and possible solutions and strategies to handle boys. While each child is different with their own personality, there are patterns and trends common amongst most boys. This book will help equip you as a parent to know what to expect from your male child in the various stages of his life.

Chapter 1: How Society's Expectations for Boys Influence Our Parenting Styles
Chapter 2: Baby Boys - The First 18 Months
Chapter 3: Toddler Adventures: Development from Ages 18 to 36 Months
Chapter 4: Imaginative Superheroes: Three- and Four-Year-Old Boys
Chapter 5: Transition to School - 5-7-Year-Old Boys
Chapter 6: Concrete Thinkers - 8- to 10-Year-Old Boys
Chapter 7: The Pre-Teen - 11-13-Year-Old Boys
Chapter 8:Teenagers and Puberty - 14-15-Year-Old Boys
Chapter 9: Experimentation and Independence - 16- to 18-Year-Old Boys
Chapter 10: Struggles of the Young Adult Male: Transition to Adulthood
Discover more about the boy you are trying to raise into a man.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Waste of time

What disappointed you about Parenting Boys?

Way too over simplified. I can honestly only imagine this being useful to either new and extremely nervous parents, or to the most uneducated of parents. If you have read any other parenting books this will certainly not teach you anything new.

Would you ever listen to anything by Maria T. Brodsky again?


How could the performance have been better?

By not existing.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Parenting Boys?

All of them

Any additional comments?

Sorry to be harsh, but this really was a waste of time and money.

As an alternative that is likely to actually teach you something instead of only stating the blatantly obvious, I recommend "Raising Boys" by Steve Biddulph

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- Jonathan

Not helpful

This book is very short and gives no real parenting advice or solutions, not worth it
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- Mike

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-07-2013
  • Publisher: Enirtak Inc