Six Ways to Keep the "Good" in Your Boy: Guiding Your Son from His Tweens to His Teens [NOOK Book]

Overview

When bestselling author Dannah Gresh was body-slammed by her 12-year-old son, she was hit with reality: raising a boy is a whole new ballgame!

A boy’s relationship with his mom during the formative age between 8 and 12 is vital to his future well-being. So how can moms teach sons to be honest, confident, and respectful when the world and situations encourage them to make bad decisions and grow up too fast?

Dannah’s practical experience and ...

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Overview

When bestselling author Dannah Gresh was body-slammed by her 12-year-old son, she was hit with reality: raising a boy is a whole new ballgame!

A boy’s relationship with his mom during the formative age between 8 and 12 is vital to his future well-being. So how can moms teach sons to be honest, confident, and respectful when the world and situations encourage them to make bad decisions and grow up too fast?

Dannah’s practical experience and research, along with advice from her husband, Bob Gresh, provide a mom with six proactive ways to help her son:

  • honor his body in a healthy way
  • get outside to play unplugged
  • live out his faith

This accessible resource will empower moms with information and hope to raise sons of integrity and faith. Includes an insightful Connection IQ Inventory test, activity ideas, and Scriptures to pray over sons.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736945806
  • Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 207,293
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Dannah Gresh is a bestselling author, a speaker, and the creator of the Secret Keeper Girl live events. Her books—which include Six Ways to Keep the “Little” in Your Girl, 8 Great Dates for Moms and Daughters, and Lies Young Women Believe (coauthored with Nancy Leigh DeMoss)—have sold more than 750,000 copies. She and her husband have a son and two daughters and live in Pennsylvania.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Introducing the Six Ways 11

Part 1 Becoming a Connecting Mom

Chapter 1 Is There a Mouse in That Cookie Box? 21

Chapter 2 A Mom's Greatest Fears 31

Chapter 3 Becoming a Connecting Mom 43

Chapter 4 Why Connecting Matters 53

Chapter 5 How Connecting Forms Values 61

Chapter 6 Warning: Male Brain on Testosterone Straight Ahead 67

Part 2 Six Ways to Keep the "Good" in Your Boy

Chapter 7 Way #1: Get Him Outside to Play 79

Chapter 8 Way #2: Give Him a Book So He Can Discover a Real "Call of Duty" 95

Chapter 9 Way #3: Host Wing Nites and Fantasy Football Parties 113

Chapter 10 Way #4: Celebrate His Entrance into Manhood 133

Chapter 11 Way #5: Unplug Him from a Plugged-In World 151

Chapter 12 Way #6: Let Him Open the Car Door for You 167

Conclusion: Fast-Forward Ten Years 185

Bonus Section: Seeing the Gift of ADD and ADHD 193

Notes 199

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2012

    Great resource

    I really enjoyed this book. It got me thinking about subjects I haven't had to deal with yet. The fact that her husband weighs in from time to time with a man's perspective is really helpful too.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2014

    Excellent resource for parents of boys

    Written by a husband and wife, this book gives practical, biblical advice to help you navigate the tween years.

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