30 Blogs on Parenting BoysJanuary 6, 2013 | in Nanny
Some people might tell you that parenting is parenting and there is no difference between parenting a boy and parenting a girl, but that one size fits all approach just doesn’t work for everyone. Raising a boy can be a whole new ballgame from raising a girl, and sometimes you may find yourself in need of a little extra help. These 30 bloggers have created posts that will help you determine what you need to do during different stages of raising a boy and how the roles that mom and dad play are different.
Mom can kiss his boo boos and calm his fears, and more often than not she is his safe place should he need one. The role that Mom plays in her sons life is drastically different than that of Dad, and thus requires her to fulfill different needs. At what point do boys really need a male role model? These points and others are covered in these five blog entries.
- Mama’s Boy: Single Mom Jakiba Herndon on Raising a Son
- Raising Giving Children: Part One
- Raising a Boy: Advice for the Single Mother
- Single Moms: Raising Boys to Manhood
- 10 Tips for Moms on Raising Boys
Do you have to have a Dad in the picture to raise a great boy? Not necessarily, but he does still need to have good male role models in his life. Read through these five blog posts to see why a male role model is so important for your boy.
- A Dad’s Role in Raising Boys
- Dads Raising Boys
- Raise Kids Like a Man
- Is Raising a Boy a Dad’s Job?
- Mom’s Role with Kids vs. Dad’s Role with Kids
When is raising a toddler boy different than raising a toddler girl? Is it okay to let him play with dolls or get a play kitchen for his birthday? Everything you should think about when raising toddler boys is covered in these five blog entries.
- 10 Facts About Raising Toddler Boys
- What’s Wrong with Buying a Boy a Toy Kitchen for Christmas?
- Is it Socially Acceptable for Boys to Play with Dolls? Kailyn Weighs In!
- Raising Toddler Boys: How to Rise to the Challenge
- Raising Toddler Boys
How do tween boys differ from teen boys? Is there something you should be telling them or not telling them? Look at these five blog posts to see what you might need to know about raising your tween boy.
- A Father’s Role in Raising Boys in the Tween Years
- Total Tuff Guy Training for Tween Boys
- Raising a Boy: Is Your Son Addicted to Texting?
- How to Talk to Your Tween Boy: Stay Connected Even as He Exerts His Independence
- Tween Boys
Puberty is a scary time for you and your son. He will be freaked out by his own body if you do not warn him ahead of time what he should expect to happen. Be pro-active and don’t wait for the school to tell him what’s going to happen to his body. Take a gander at these five blog entries if you are a little unsure of what to say.
- Boys Starting Puberty Much Sooner
- Raising Boys and Scrambled-Brains
- Puberty is Like a Sucker Punch
- Boys and Body Image: It’s Not Just a Girl Thing
- When Should a Child’s Puberty or Growth Be a Concern?
Everyone seems to pity you when you say you have a teenager, so there must be some reason why teenagers get such a bad rap. If you are raising a teenage boy you need to check out these five blog articles.
- How We are Failing Our Teenage Boys
- Helpful Infographic: How to Survive While Raising Teenage Boys
- Getting Teens to Get Enough Sleep
- With Teens, Nice Guys Finish Last
- The Joy in Raising Teens, Part 2
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