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Sons to men : a mother's guide / Anne Harvey.

By: Harvey, Anne (Anne Helen).
Contributor(s): Lashlie, Celia | Lashlie, Celia [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : HarperCollins, 2010Description: 382 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869508319 (pbk.).Subject(s): Mothers and sons | Teenage boys | Teenage boys -- Psychology | Child rearing -- New Zealand | Parenting -- New Zealand | Parent and child -- New Zealand | Turn the page | Teenage boys -- Conduct of life | Parent and teenager | Boys -- Psychology | Teenage boys -- Conduct of life -- Young adult fictionDDC classification: z155.532 HAR
Contents:
Includes bibliographical references.
Includes bibliographical references. -Anne Harvey offers a practical guide for mothers as their sons enter adolescence. While many other books concentrate on teenage boys' propensity to misjudge situations and inability to consider implications, Anne focuses on mothers and how they are impacted by their sons' actions and developments. Using real-life examples, she demonstrates how these situations can affect any boy and mother, suggesting practical ways of dealing with them.
Summary: Struggling to cope with an emotionally charged minefield as your son becomes a man? Do you sometimes wonder if you'll both come out alive? In Sons to Men, Anne Harvey offers a practical guide for mothers as their sons enter adolescence. While many other books concentrate on teenage boys' propensity to misjudge situations and inability to consider implications, Anne focuses on mothers and how they are impacted by their sons' actions and developments. Using real-life examples, she demonstrates how these situations can affect any boy and mother, suggesting practical ways of dealing with them. By asking mothers to appreciate their importance as women within their role as the female parent of an adolescent boy, she encourages an honest look at guilt, nagging, anxiety and doubt. Learn how to examine what could be causing each issue, and connect with the central calm space within. Follow Anne's clear, accessible and logical process and begin to minimise the turbulence of raising your son. Most importantly, learn how to relax and enjoy your boy's transition to manhood now, when it's happening - don't spend these precious years as a confused, angry and frustrated casualty.
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n Sons to Men, Anne Harvey offers a practical guide for mothers as their sons enter adolescence. Using real-life examples, she demonstrates how these situations can affect any boy and mother, suggesting practical ways of dealing with them.

Celia Lashlie wrote the forward to this book.

"Throughout this book, reference is made to the Good Man Project, a research project carried out by Celia Lashlie, which was commissioned by a group of 14 secondary school principals."--P. 32.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-374).

Includes bibliographical references.

Includes bibliographical references. -Anne Harvey offers a practical guide for mothers as their sons enter adolescence. While many other books concentrate on teenage boys' propensity to misjudge situations and inability to consider implications, Anne focuses on mothers and how they are impacted by their sons' actions and developments. Using real-life examples, she demonstrates how these situations can affect any boy and mother, suggesting practical ways of dealing with them.

Struggling to cope with an emotionally charged minefield as your son becomes a man? Do you sometimes wonder if you'll both come out alive? In Sons to Men, Anne Harvey offers a practical guide for mothers as their sons enter adolescence. While many other books concentrate on teenage boys' propensity to misjudge situations and inability to consider implications, Anne focuses on mothers and how they are impacted by their sons' actions and developments. Using real-life examples, she demonstrates how these situations can affect any boy and mother, suggesting practical ways of dealing with them. By asking mothers to appreciate their importance as women within their role as the female parent of an adolescent boy, she encourages an honest look at guilt, nagging, anxiety and doubt. Learn how to examine what could be causing each issue, and connect with the central calm space within. Follow Anne's clear, accessible and logical process and begin to minimise the turbulence of raising your son. Most importantly, learn how to relax and enjoy your boy's transition to manhood now, when it's happening - don't spend these precious years as a confused, angry and frustrated casualty.

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