By the author of the phenomenally successful The Princess Bitchface Syndrome comes the highly anticipated and long-awaited companion volume about parenting teenage boys.
The long-awaited, highly anticipated companion volume to The Princess Bitchface Syndrome – the must-have manual for all parents of teenage boys.
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg believes that too many Australian boys have got it too easy – and the result is a generation of ‘boofheads’: boys with huge egos who think they are too good to stack the dishwasher or turn up to school. They expect the world and give little in return. But things are about to change.
From the author of the groundbreaking Australian bestseller The Princess Bitchface Syndrome and researcher Elly Robinson comes this essential companion book for boys. It serves as both a warning and a rescue manual for all desperate parents – why have some boys today become such egotistical and lazy creatures, what can you do to prevent it, and how do you deal with the situation if you’re caught up in the crisis?
This book will ask the tough questions and deliver straightforward advice so that the parents of today can take back control. It is essential reading for everyone living with a teenage boy.
About the Author
Michael Carr-Gregg is an adolescent psychologist, a well-respected speaker and one of Australia's leading authorities on teenage behaviour. In 1985 he founded CanTeen, the acclaimed cancer patients' support group for teenagers in New Zealand and Australia.
Carr-Gregg has been a regular on Melbourne radio 3AW, the resident parenting expert on Channel 7's Sunrise and a regular on its Morning Show. He has written several bestselling books on parenting, including Surviving Adolescents, The Princess Bitchface Syndrome 2.0, Beyond Cyberbullying and When to Really Worry. He has also worked with organisations including Reach Out and beyondblue and has been the 'Agony Uncle' for Girlfriend magazine. He has won many awards for his work.
Elly Robinson is a researcher, writer and mother from Melbourne. She began her career as a youth worker in the Kimberley, WA, and the inner-north housing estates of Melbourne. Since then she has worked in various roles that promote the use of evidence in practice with children, young people and families. Elly has a Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and a Master of Public Health from the University of Melbourne.