In this intelligent guide, a child psychiatrist explains what mothers can do to help their sons become confident, kind, and responsible adults. Marguerite Gavin’s firm voice and flawless understanding of these ideas give this production enormous appeal and validity. Her empathy for her audience is palpable and will encourage mothers to learn about their awesome power without provoking guilt or overwhelming them. An update of the author’s 2009 book on the same topic, this volume covers the practical ways mothers can impact a son’s development through sensitive listening, nuanced interventions, and the example of their own lives. It explains the limitations of what moms can do and outlines intuitive approaches to male challenges like self-expression, emotional literacy, empathy, work ethic, respect for women, healthy connections, competition, sex, and a well-developed spiritual life. T.W. 2015 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2014]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2014
CD ISBN 9781452619668 $39.99 Eleven CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781452669663 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781452689661 $17.99
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2014
CD ISBN 9781452649665 $83.99 Eleven CDs
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