Practical, positive and informative parenting advice on how to raise great sons Growing Great Boys is a brilliant, practical parenting book about parenting boys from toddlers to teens from one of New Zealand's leading parenting experts. Packed with lots of tips and pragmatic ideas for parents, it has a strong and positive message for parents. The following issues are dealt with in the book: The challenges for boys in the 21st century, The uniqueness of boys/men, The importance of fathers in parenting boys, The place of mothers in parenting boys, Parenting boys on your own, How to parent preschooler boys (or under 5s), How to parent primary school boys (or 5-12 year olds), How to parent teenage boys, Boys and Masks (talking to the real boy ), and Boys and spirituality, traditions and rites of passage . Growing Great Boys is a delightful manual for successfully guiding, coaching, disciplining, loving, encouraging and inspiring boys from birth through to teenage years. Its substance is insightful and challenging and it will be rewarding to all parents who read it.
is a high profile parenting guru in New Zealand. He is CEO of Parenting Inc and, with his wife Mary, runs many parenting seminars, speaks on 5 radio stations weekly and publishes a monthly parenting magazine.