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.
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 2 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 18 months ago 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
This was a pretty good book. It helped me understand that there are quite a few differences between raising a boy and raising a girl, aside from the obvious reasons. Read morePublished on September 30, 2008 by JoAnne Romanek
It is unbelievable that two "therapists" wrote this unbelievabley skewed book. While there are things in the book that are helpful and supported by research, the misleading and... Read morePublished on March 12, 2008 by Razmataz