How can you successfully raise that bundle of energy, hormones, and potential you call "Son"? In these days of daunting headlines, here's some really goood news: Your son was God's idea, and you can help him weather the often rocky transition from boyhood to a manhood shaped by God's character and purposes. Drawing from their extensive clinical and personal experience, Gary and Carrie Oliver show you: How boys are really different from girls Five keys to raising "emotionally intelligent" sons What your boys need from your marriage-and you How to help your sons cultivate a heart for God How to cultivate your son's ability to deal with failure, loss, and grief.
Format: Paperback Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2000 Dimensions: 8 1/2 X 5 1/2 X 3/4 (inches)
ISBN: 0310228018 ISBN-13: 9780310228011 UPC: 025986228019 Availability: In Stock
A book that helps parents understand the unique challenges and corresponding opportunities of parenting sons, you'll find within its pages advice on everything from recognizing the dramatic differences between boys and girls to the specific ways parents can cultivate their son's heart for God.
Gary Oliver is a seminary professor, psychologist, professor of psychology and practical theology, and executive director of The Center for Marriage and Family Studies at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Formerly the clinical director of Southwest Counseling Associates in Littleton, CO, he is the author of numerous books, including When Anger Hits Home and Real Men Have Feelings Too.
Carrie Oliver was a clinical therapist at The Center for Marriage and Family Studies at John Brown University, where she specialized in marriage and family counseling, anxiety disorders, and women's issues.