Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men

By | February 10, 2018
Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men Author Meg Meeker
ISBN-10 0345518101
ISBN-13 9780345518101
Year 2015-04-07
Pages 368
Language English
Publisher Ballantine Books
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Meg Meeker M D acclaimed author of Strong Fathers Strong Daughters now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family the one between mother and son From the moment a mother holds her newborn son his eyes tell her that she is his world But often as he grows up the boy who needs her simultaneously pushes her away Calling upon thirty years of experience as a pediatrician Meg Meeker M D a highly sought after national speaker assistant professor of clinical medicine and mother of four shares the secrets that every mother needs to know in order to strengthenor rebuildher relationship with her son Boys today face unique challenges and pressures and the burden on mothers to guide their boys through them can feel overwhelming This empowering book offers a road map to help mothers find the strength and confidence to raise extraordinary sons by providing encouragement education and practical advice about the need for mothers to exercise courage and be bolder and more confident about advising and directing their boys the crucial role mothers play in expressing loveto sonsin healthy ways so they learn to respect and appreciate women as they grow up the importance of teaching sons about the values of hard work community service and a well developed inner life the natural traps mothers of boys often fall intoand how to avoid them the need for a mother to heal her own wounds with the men in her life so she can raise her son without baggage and limitations the best ways to survive the moments when the going gets tough and a moms natural ways of communicatingtalking analyzing exploringonly fuel the fire When a mother holds her baby boy for the first time she also instinctively knows something else If she does her job right and raises her son with self esteem support and wisdom he will become the man she knows he was meant to be Praise for Strong Mothers Strong Sons Solid practical advice for women on how to properly nurture their sons Kirkus Reviews Praise for Meg Meeker M D Strong Fathers Strong Daughters Dr Meekers conclusions are timely relevant and often deeply moving No one interested in what girls experience growing up in our culture todayand the impact that parents especially fathers have on the experiencecan afford to miss reading this book Armand M Nicholi Jr M D professor of psychiatry Harvard Medical School Reassuring and challenging a helpful road map for concerned fathers that tackles difficult issues National Review Boys Should Be Boys If you want to raise a boy youll be proud of read Boys Should Be Boys Dave Ramsey author of The Total Money Makeover Filled with inspirational vignettes Boys Should Be Boys empowers parents to stay involved and protect their sons innocence Its a wonderfully written and eye opening booka must read Neil Bernstein Ph D author of There When He Needs You The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers Offers practical ways to help you let go of mom guilt in order to become a happier healthier woman Parent Child Just about any mom or dad can find useful wisdom in this book Associated Press

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