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From Boys to Men

by Maggie Dent

PUBLISHED: 25th August 2020 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9781760787776
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PUBLISHED: 25th August 2020 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9781760787776

Publisher Description

For boys, adolescence can be a confusing minefield and parents can be bewildered as how to best guide their precious sons.Many parents wake one day to find that their beautiful little boys have grown into silent, withdrawn, sometimes angry and often unmotivated tweens and teens.Well-known Australian author, parenting and resilience educator, and 'boy champion' Maggie Dent, offers parents and guardians a compassionate and practical guidebook, packed with advice and ground-breaking techniques on how to stay calm and:- Communicate effectively and defuse conflict- 'Unstick' an unmotivated son- Teach them to cope with loss and failure, and how to recover- Help them foster healthy friendships and intimate relationships- Navigate technology and the digital world. From Boys to Men empowers parents with insight, tips and a common-sense approach to help all boys - and their families - thrive as they progress through adolescence, offering hope for their bright futures as happy, healthy men.Featuring a Foreword by Michael Gurian

Author Biography

Maggie's experience includes teaching, counselling, and working in palliative care/funeral services and suicide prevention. Maggie is an advocate for the healthy, common-sense raising of children in order to strengthen families and communities. Now an in-demand writer and speaker, Maggie is a regular contributor to Fairfax's Essential Kids website and is often heard on radio and TV. Maggie is the host of the ABC's Parental As Anything podcast. She is the author of twelve books, including her bestselling 2018 release Mothering Our Boys. Maggie is the proud mother of four wonderful sons, and an enthusiastic and grateful grandmother. She lives in the Illawarra region of NSW with her good bloke Steve Mountain and their dear little dog, Mr Hugo Walter Dent.

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Guiding our teen boys to grow into happy, healthy men.

Product Details

Author
Maggie Dent
Short Title
From Boys to Men
Publisher
Pan Macmillan Australia
Language
English
Year
2020
ISBN-10
1760787779
ISBN-13
9781760787776
Publication Date
2020-08-25
Subtitle
Guiding Our Boys to Grow into Happy, Healthy Men
Audience
General/Trade
Pages
416