What a Difference a Mom Makes: The Indelible Imprint a Mom Leaves on Her Son's Life by Kevin Leman, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
What a Difference a Mom Makes: The Indelible Imprint a Mom Leaves on Her Son's Life

What a Difference a Mom Makes: The Indelible Imprint a Mom Leaves on Her Son's Life

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by Kevin Leman
     
 

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Every mom wants the best for her son. She wants him to succeed in life, to be a man of character, to find a good woman, to be a great dad. But sometimes boys are hard for moms to understand. Sometimes they're strange, annoying, and downright disgusting! Yet always they need a mother who is engaged and interested in them, because a mom is the most important person in a

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Every mom wants the best for her son. She wants him to succeed in life, to be a man of character, to find a good woman, to be a great dad. But sometimes boys are hard for moms to understand. Sometimes they're strange, annoying, and downright disgusting! Yet always they need a mother who is engaged and interested in them, because a mom is the most important person in a boy's life.

In What a Difference a Mom Makes, New York Times bestselling author Dr. Kevin Leman uses his wit and wisdom to show Mom how to lay the groundwork that will allow her son to grow into a good man. Armed with Dr. Leman's expert advice and insight, Mom will gain an understanding of her boy at every stage, from that very first diaper change to the moment he leaves for college. Dr. Leman shows how to discipline a boy, how to command respect, how to let him fight his own battles, how to understand his sexuality, and how to weather the changes in the mother-son relationship as he grows up. Most of all, Leman shows Mom how to lighten up and have some fun along the way with that boy who will always have her heart.

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"A savvy parenting expert explains the common-sense approaches moms need to prepare their sons for life and preserve themselves along the way. Dean Gallagher narrates this outstanding guide with friendly urgency. His youthful voice and optimistic tone help make the advice sound reasonable and easy to put into practice. He brings home the message that in spite of their protests, boys need acceptance from their moms and a steady diet of clear expectations and consistent consequences. With vivid, confidence-inspiring scenarios that range from the toddler to late-teen years, Leman shows how moms can use their authority without being authoritarian and how they can be more loving and empathetic without enabling irresponsible behavior. With a performance that fits this material perfectly, this is a stress-reducing, empowering message that every mom should hear."
T.W. © AudioFile Portland, Maine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800721732
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/2012
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, humorist, and New York Times bestselling author of Have a New Kid by Friday. He is the author of many books, including The Birth Order Book, Making Children Mind without Losing Yours, Have a New Husband by Friday, and Have a New Teenager by Friday. He is a former consulting psychologist for Good Morning America and is a frequent guest on national media, including Fox & Friends, Oprah, The Early Show, and Focus on the Family. He and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson, Arizona. They have five children and two grandchildren.

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