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Boys!: Shaping Ordinary Boys into Extraordinary Men

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Author William Beausay believes it is possible to turn normal boys into exceptional adults who are anything but average. Boys! encourages parents to raise sons who are truly winners in life.

In this expanded and revised edition, Beausay takes a hard look at some of the issues facing parents today, including raising boys solo, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, smart di
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 12th 2002 by Thomas Nelson (first published April 1994)
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Laura LeAnn
Nov 21, 2014 Laura LeAnn rated it really liked it
My husband and I have adopted our son and he is currently 5 months old. So, I picked up this book to help me figure out this whole parenting of a son thing. The author outright states that he is addressing parenting of boys, males 5 to 12 years of age. Thus, this book and the ideas in it will be useful for us in the future. The author's writing style was very easy to read and definitely filled with a conversational tone. It was like you were talking to a friend and he was giving you all kinds of ...more
Sarah
May 10, 2012 Sarah rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: moms of boys who feel worn down
I enjoyed this book. He had some good suggestions and insights, but I think what I liked best was his enthusiastic tone. This book was like a pep talk for wanting to engage and appreciate my son, with all of his weird quirks. It also helped me understand the mind of a boy, which in turn helps me understand, at least a little, why his reactions and behaviors sometimes seem totally off the wall. On occasion I felt like he wanted you to change yourself to be more like his kind of parent (silly, goo ...more
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May 20, 2014 Kazoobooks rated it it was amazing
Best book on boys!
Lisa
Dec 19, 2008 Lisa rated it liked it
This book has helped me understand my 9 year old a bit more. I think if I can understand how different he is it will help me to be a better mom because I can then understand how to deal with him in a different way.
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