It is one of the books I will highly recommend to my friends and family.
This book is big on showing understanding and patience to your child, but it doesn't help much with a child who is already having trouble in school and is defiant.
This book shows a way to raise a boy who will be strong willed, competant, and wholesome.
Just as a loud FYI - this book is written from an attachment parenting perspective. If that's your thing, then I would consider this book worthy of five stars. Read morePublished 2 months ago by GLM
Bought this for a friend. They talked about so I hope they like it!Published 5 months ago by S. Ferrell
My husband and I purchased this book nearly 24 years ago when our son was born. I just purchased the updated version for a colleague expecting a boy in August. Read morePublished 10 months ago by scoutersal
This is a good reference for insight into the boys' psyche. Raising 4 boys, I have found that this book has helped me with setting clear, appropriate rules. Read morePublished on March 7, 2013 by Frances V. Drilon
First, I must say that some of the previous reviewers must have read earlier versions of this book. I read the third edition only, so I am not sure how exactly it differs from... Read morePublished on September 2, 2011 by j
A very well-written book with lots of good advice, easy to read and an excellent structure. On the one hand, I learnt so much about the "male mind" that had had me baffled before... Read morePublished on July 30, 2011 by Sharon
As a school Counselor this is one of the best parenting books I have read. Every parent of a son should have this book to refer to as their son devlops. Read morePublished on December 27, 2010 by sharon
Raising a Son provides wonderful insight on the male psyche, and the development of healthy male personality. Read morePublished on August 7, 2009 by Susan Fitzell
I had ordered this book when my son was still a baby. I am a single mom by chance. I had started buying some books to try to get as much information as I could so that when the... Read morePublished on October 20, 2008 by C. Wurm