Sunday, August 28, 2011

Dealing with Teenage Boys

Here are some articles with tips on dealing with teenage boys:
Also consider these books:

  • Real Boys by William Pollack, Ph.D. asserts that the "Boy Code" - the idea that males must always be strong and stoic - has led to a crisis of depression, violence and an overall loss of self-confidence.
  • Boys Should Be Boys by Brian R. Walsh uses anecdotes from his experience as a headmaster at both a co-ed school in Massachusetts and at The Buckley School to reflect on what motivates boys--from the way they make friends to their learning styles. 
  • It's A Boy by the legendary child psychologist Michael Thompson chronicles the many joys and challenges you'll face as a parent at each stage of your son's development, from infancy through the teen years.
  • Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys by Dan Kindlon and Michael Thompson -insights on boys' emotional development from birth through the college years,

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