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The Single Mother's Guide to Raising Remarkable Boys - Philip S. Hall

The Single Mother's Guide to Raising Remarkable Boys

Paperback Published: 1st February 2008
ISBN: 9781598694406
Number Of Pages: 256

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In a world where 40 percent of boys are being raised with no biological father in the picture, and 33 percent live with single moms, what?s a single mom to do? Is it even possible for them to raise happy and successful boys who become happy and successful men? Of course it is! Single mothers can raise their sons well?and this book shows them how. The Single Mother?s Guide to Raising Remarkable Boys teaches readers how to address all the issues and challenges their sons face, including: ? Academic performance ? Sports ? Socialization and peer pressure ? Loneliness and depression ? Sex, drugs, and video games Complete with resources and recommended strategies for every stage of a boy?s life, The Single Mother?s Guide to Raising Remarkable Boys helps mothers go it alone, and raise great guys! AUTHOR: Gina Panettieri is the president of Talcott Notch Literary Services, the single mother of two sons and a daughter, and grandmother to two young fatherless grandsons she is helping her daughter to raise. During her sons? teen years, she also cared for and helped raise other fatherless boys from her community. Philip S. Hall, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and licensed school psychologist, and is the principle author of two nonfiction books on children, including Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Montana. The majority of Dr. Hall?s patients are fatherless families.

Introduction: Who Are We?p. 1
Taking Inventoryp. 15
Early Childhood and the Fatherless Boyp. 27
The Middle Yearsp. 41
The Teen Yearsp. 57
What Defines a Family?p. 79
Smashing the Father-Figure Mythp. 87
Calling in the Troopsp. 97
Making Choices Regarding Your Own Life to Benefit Your Childp. 109
Discipline and the Single Momp. 129
Communication Is Keyp. 149
Academicsp. 163
Sportsp. 183
Encouraging Masculinityp. 195
Taking Care of Yourself to Take Care of Your Childp. 205
Conclusion: The Most Important Role Model: Youp. 223
Useful Web Sitesp. 229
Indexp. 239
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ISBN: 9781598694406
ISBN-10: 1598694405
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st February 2008
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.31

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