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

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

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By (author) Dannah Gresh

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  • Publisher: Harvest House Publishers,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 214mm x 18mm | 220g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Eugene, OR
  • ISBN 10: 0736945792
  • ISBN 13: 9780736945790
  • Edition statement: Original
  • Sales rank: 197,715

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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 wayget outside to play unpluggedlive out his faithThis 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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Dannah Gresh is an author, a speaker, and the creator of the Secret Keeper Girl live events. She has sold over 1.3 million books, including Six Ways to Keep the "Little" in Your Girl, A Girl's Guide to Best Friends and Mean Girls (coauthored with Suzy Weibel), 8 Great Dates for Moms and Daughters, the bestselling And the Bride Wore White, and Lies Young Women Believe (coauthored with Nancy Leigh DeMoss). She and her husband have a son and two daughters and live in Pennsylvania. www.purefreedom.org.

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"With two young sons of our own, Jean and I can certainly attest to the challenges raising boys can bring! Dannah and Bob offer parents a fascinating look into the development of tween and teen boys, as well as a wealth of practical, hands-on musts for successfully connecting with them. Learn the 'how-to's' for building and strengthening parent/son relationships and guiding young men toward a purposeful, God-honoring adulthood." --Jim Daly, president, Focus on the Family "Every mom wants her little boy to grow to be a caring and courageous man. The truth is, she can either be his ally on that journey to manhood, or she can hinder his progress. Thankfully, Dannah Gresh has sound, practical wisdom for moms who want their sons to be the men God made them to be." --Bob Lepine, co-host of FamilyLife Today "Almost every single day I ask the Lord to make me a better mom to my four children. Books like this one feel like an answer to prayer. Dannah Gresh has done a fabulous job addressing many of the issues that concern our boys. I highly recommend her insights, biblical instruction, and practical mom application. These pages are marching orders! It's time to fight for the good in our boys!" --Angela Thomas, bestselling author and speaker "Boy oh boy! Bob and Dannah Gresh have written a great book for parents of sons. I know. I have three of my own. And I wish I would have had a resource like this when they were young. Six Ways to Keep the 'Good' in Your Boy provides valuable information and points out positive ways to channel all that testosterone-induced male energy. If you have a boy, this is a book you must read!" --Mary A. Kassian, author, Girls Gone Wise