"A savvy parenting expert explains the common-sense approaches moms need to prepare their sons for life and preserve themselves along the way. Dean Gallagher narrates this outstanding guide with friendly urgency. His youthful voice and optimistic tone help make the advice sound reasonable and easy to put into practice. He brings home the message that in spite of their protests, boys need acceptance from their moms and a steady diet of clear expectations and consistent consequences. With vivid, confidence-inspiring scenarios that range from the toddler to late-teen years, Leman shows how moms can use their authority without being authoritarian and how they can be more loving and empathetic without enabling irresponsible behavior. With a performance that fits this material perfectly, this is a stress-reducing, empowering message that every mom should hear."
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From the Inside Flap
Do you want the best for your son?
Do you hope he'll succeed in life?
Do you wish you understood your son better?
Are there times your son thinks so differently from you that you're not quite sure how to relate or respond?
Does his "maleness" sometimes disturb, annoy, or disgust you?
Do you long for him to have strong, healthy friendships and a good relationship with you when he leaves home?
Do you hope to have a great daughter-in-law someday who can also be a friend?
Do you hope your son will be a good daddy?
If these are your dreams and wishes for yourself and your son, What a Difference a Mom Makes
is the book for you.
I guarantee it.