That's My Son by Rick Johnson
How Moms Can Influence Boys to Become Men of Character

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Why is a trip to the garbage dump such a highlight in a boy's life?

Have you ever been confused by what makes your son tick? Do you sometimes find yourself wondering why your boy acts the way he does? Well, you're not alone. If boys are going to grow into men of integrity, they must learn loyalty, compassion, honor, courage, and perseverance as children. Let's be honest: raising sons to be good men is a tremendous challenge.

Recognizing the incredible value of a mother's influence on her son's life, Rick Johnson offers a practical, commonsense approach to help moms like you prepare for the challenges that will come as your boy grows. In That's My Son, Johnson combines refreshing honesty with extensive research and humorous insight to tackle topics like communication, sexuality, discipline, and respect.

Maybe you're a little overwhelmed at the idea of raising your son to be a man of character. Or perhaps you're wondering how to talk with your boy so that he will listen. Whatever your situation, you will find wise counsel and encouragement in this helpful and reassuring book.

Rick Johnson is founder of Better Dads, a fathering skills program that allows him to deliver seminars to businesses, churches, hospitals, prisons, and schools across the Northwest.

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Rick Johnson is founder of Better Dads, a fathering skills program designed to equip men to be more engaged in the lives of their children. That's My Son is based on a seminar Rick developed for single mothers entitled Single Moms--Raising Boys to Become Good Men. He continues to develop and deliver workshops and seminars nationally and internationally for businesses, churches, hospitals, and schools. Rick and his wife, Suzanne, are the parents of two teenagers and live in Gresham, Oregon.
Published July 1, 2005 by Revell. 193 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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So, if you're new to raising a boy and haven't read any parenting books about boys, mom or dad, this is a great place to start because as Johnson quotes, "It's easier to raise a boy than it is to fix a man."

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