Raising a Son

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Raising a Son

Parents and the Making of a Healthy Man

By Don Elium; Jeanne Elium

Celestial Arts, Paperback, 9781587611940, 344pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2004

Boys pose special challenges for today's stressed parents. In "Raising A Son," the Eliums embrace the challenges--and the joys--of raising boys with compassion, commitment, experience, patience, and humor. This fully updated and expanded edition follows the psychological development of boys from infancy to young adulthood. Look for new sections on:
- media and violence
- the "boy code"
- age-appropriate morality
- the out-of-control son
- triggers for aggression
- when and how to get help
- coping with guilt
- the highly sensitive son
- triggers for withdrawal
- why he gets overwhelmed
- hypersensitivity and ADD
- the right role models.

About the Author
Don Elium, her husband, has a busy marriage, family, and child counseling practice in sunny Walnut Creek, California.

Will Glennon is the author of "200 Ways to Raise a Boy's Emotional Intelligence, 200 Ways to Raise a Girl's Self-Esteem", and an editor of the bestselling "Random Acts of Kindness" series. He is a regular columnist for Daughters newsletter and sits on the Board of Advisors for Dads & Daughters, a national parenting organization. The father of two children, a son and a daughter, Glennon lives in Berkeley, California.