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  • Published: 4 August 2006
  • ISBN: 9781869418021
  • Imprint: Random House NZ
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $39.00

Growing Great Boys

How to bring out the best in your son




Practical, positive and informative parenting advice on how to raise great sons.

Practical, positive and informative parenting advice on raising great sons.

Growing Great Boys is a brilliant, practical parenting book about parenting boys from toddlers to teens by one of New Zealand's leading parenting experts. Packed with tips and pragmatic ideas for parents, it has a strong and positive message for parents.

The following issues are dealt with: The challenges for boys in the 21st century; The uniqueness of boys/men; The importance of fathers in parenting boys; The place of mothers in parenting boys; Parenting boys on your own; How to parent preschooler boys (or under 5s); How to parent primary school boys (or 5-12 year olds); How to parent teenage boys; Boys and Masks - talking to the real boy; and Boys and spirituality, traditions and rites of passage.

Growing Great Boys is a delightful manual for successfully guiding, coaching, disciplining, loving, encouraging and inspiring boys from birth through to teenage years. Its substance is insightful and challenging and it will be rewarding to all parents who read it.

  • Pub date: 4 August 2006
  • ISBN: 9781869418021
  • Imprint: Random House NZ
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $39.00

About the Author

Ian Grant

Ian Grant is one of New Zealand's best-known parenting experts. With his wife Mary, he runs Parents Inc., which hosts parenting seminars and programmes. Married for 42 years, they have three adult children, five grandsons and three granddaughters.

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