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The Single Mother's Guide to Raising Remarkable Boys [NOOK Book]

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As a single mother to a growing son, you take on many roles: coach, chef, cheerleader, buddy, housekeeper, teacher, disciplinarian, and nurturer. The Single Mother's Guide to Raising Remarkable Boys helps you juggle all these roles with aplomb. You'll also learn how to help your son: Succeed at school, Excel on the sports field, Find an appropriate male role model, Socialize and combat peer pressure, Deal with sex, drugs, and video games. Complete with resources and recommended strategies for every stage of a ...
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The Single Mother's Guide to Raising Remarkable Boys

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Overview

As a single mother to a growing son, you take on many roles: coach, chef, cheerleader, buddy, housekeeper, teacher, disciplinarian, and nurturer. The Single Mother's Guide to Raising Remarkable Boys helps you juggle all these roles with aplomb. You'll also learn how to help your son: Succeed at school, Excel on the sports field, Find an appropriate male role model, Socialize and combat peer pressure, Deal with 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 you go it alone-and raise a happy, healthy, well-adjusted young man!

About the Author:
Gina Panettieri is president of Talcott Noth Literary Services, single mother of two sons and a daughter, and grandmother to two young fatherless grandsons she is helping her daughter raise. During her sons' teen years, Panettieri also cared for and helped raise other fatherless boys from her community. She has worked as a literary agent since 1988

About the Author:
Philip S. Hall, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and licensed school psychologist and is the principle author of two nonfiction books on children, Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children and Parenting Your Defiant Child. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Montana. The majority of Dr. Hall's patients are fatherless families

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440514661
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 705,503
  • File size: 488 KB

Meet the Author

Gina Panettieri is president of Talcott Notch Literary Services, single mother of two sons and a daughter, and grandmother to two young fatherless grandsons she is helping her daughter raise. During her sons' teen years, Panettieri also cared for and helped raise other fatherless boys from her community. She has worked as a literary agent since 1988.

Philip S. Hall, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and licensed school psychologist and is the principle author of two nonfiction books on children, Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children and Parenting Your Defiant Child. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Montana. The majority of Dr. Hall's patients are fatherless families.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Who Are We?     1
Taking Inventory     15
Early Childhood and the Fatherless Boy     27
The Middle Years     41
The Teen Years     57
What Defines a Family?     79
Smashing the Father-Figure Myth     87
Calling in the Troops     97
Making Choices Regarding Your Own Life to Benefit Your Child     109
Discipline and the Single Mom     129
Communication Is Key     149
Academics     163
Sports     183
Encouraging Masculinity     195
Taking Care of Yourself to Take Care of Your Child     205
Conclusion: The Most Important Role Model: You     223
Useful Web Sites     229
Index     239
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  • Posted January 10, 2012

    No-nonsense Practical guide

    I am not a fan of the 'self help' genre so it is a relief to find some practical down to earth advice. Useful reference and it must be good as I have yet to have the urge to throw it out the window

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