The Wonder of Boys: What Parents, Mentors and Educators Can Do to Shape Boys into Exceptional Men

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TarcherPerigee #ad - Instead of encouraging us to stifle boys' natural propensities for competition and aggression, Gurian offers effective and practical guidelines for channeling them. The wonder of boys is a provocative book that electrifies the debate over how this nation raises sons. Usa today in this insightful and practical book, Michael Gurian describes what boys need to become strong, responsible, sensitive men.

. He shows how the evils boys are susceptible to, and crime, sexual misconduct, including gang activity, become necessary outlets when positive role models and adult support are not available. Most important, gurian explains what a boy really needs--a primary and an extended family, relationships with mentors, and intense support form his school and community--and details how we can provide these things for the boys we love.

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The Wonder of Girls: Understanding the Hidden Nature of Our Daughters

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Atria Books #ad - Using as his springboard up-to-date scientific research on female biology, behavior, hormones, and brain development and how they shape girls' interests, and relationships, Gurian offers crucial information for fully understanding girls' basic nature. In a culture caught between traditionalism and feminism, himself the father of two girls, debunks long-standing myths about girls and presents a new vision that provides for the equal status of girls and women, Gurian, yet acknowledges their nature as complex and distinct from men.

With his scientifically based developmental map of girlhood, Gurian helps parents to get to know their daughters from the inside out. He explains what is “normal” for girls each year from birth to age twenty; what developmental needs they face in each stage; and how to cope with developmental crises such as early sexuality, parental divorce, eating disorders, and more.

The Wonder of Girls: Understanding the Hidden Nature of Our Daughters #ad - A revolutionary approach to raising girls that combines groundbreaking research with practical parenting advice. In the wonder of girls, as in its predecessor, The Wonder of Boys, Michael Gurian presents radical and enlightening views of parenting. As such the wonder of girls is essential—and riveting—reading for anyone involved in raising daughters.

Challenging our culture to embrace this crucial piece of the puzzle, The Wonder of Girls elevates the dialogue on parenthood.

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The Minds of Boys: Saving Our Sons From Falling Behind in School and Life

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Jossey-Bass #ad - It has sold over 400, and sells over 25, been translated into 17 languages, 000 copies, 000 every year, which is more than any other book on boys in history. Anyone who cares about the future of our boys must read this book. Here are the facts: boys today are simply not learning as well as girls boys receive 70% of the ds and fs given all students boys cause 90% of classroom discipline problems 80% of all high school dropouts are boys Millions of American boys are on Ritalin and other mind-bending control drugs Only 40% of college students are boys And three out of four learning disabled students are boys So what can we do? Gurian has the answer in this enormously fascinating and practical book which shows parents and teachers how to help boys overcome their current classroom obstacles by helping to create the proper learning environment, understand how to help boys work with their unique natural gifts, nurture and expand every bit of their potential, and enabling them to succeed in life the way they ought to.

Michael gurian's blockbuster bestseller The Wonder of Boys is the bible for mothers, fathers, and educators on how to understand and raise boys. Gurian presents a whole new way of solving the problem based on the success of his program in schools across the country, the latest research and application of neuro-biological research on how boys' brains actually work and how they can learn very well if they're properly taught.

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Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce

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Harmony #ad - Authoritative, and alive with the voices of men and women whose lives were changed by divorce, beautifully written, Marquardt’s book is essential reading for anyone who grew up “between two worlds. Makes a persuasive case against the culture of casual divorce. Washington post “A poignant narrative of her own experience.

Marquardt says she and other young adults who grew up in the divorce explosion of the 1970s and 1980s are still dealing with wounds that they could never talk about with their parents. Chicago Tribune How boys learn. Is there really such a thing as a “good divorce”? determined to uncover the truth, with Professor Norval Glenn, surveying 1, Elizabeth Marquardt—herself a child of divorce—conducted, a pioneering national study of children of divorce, 500 young adults from both divorced and intact families between 2001 and 2003.

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. When a family breaks in two, trying alone to reconcile their parents’ often strikingly different beliefs, values, children who stay in touch with both parents must travel between two worlds, and ways of living.

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Beyond Sibling Rivalry: How To Help Your Children Become Cooperative, Caring and Compassionate

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Holt Paperbacks #ad - Through examples of many different types of problem family situations, he gives practical guidelines and tools for solving common and not-so-common sibling conflicts. He shows parents of young children how to institute child-rearing practices that will prevent or at least diminish future sibling conflicts, and he provides strategies for reducing friction and stress among children when they arise.

Goldenthal asserts that all family relationships have a bearing on rivalry between brothers and sisters--not only their relationship with each other but their relationship with their parents, and even their parents' relationships with their parents. This is the first book to incorporate the latest thinking regarding family relationships as important contexts in which sibling relationships develop.

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Building Christian Families

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iUniverse #ad - How boys learn. In an inclusive, the finleys share their insights, welcoming manner, beliefs and convictions concerning the foundation of church being rooted in the firm foundation of family. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. And their portrait of family is both realistic and inspirational, culminating in a call to a familial spirituality that is at once joyous and profound, everlasting and everchanging.

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Saving Our Sons: A New Path for Raising Healthy and Resilient Boys

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Gurian Institute #ad - How boys learn. Boys and their communities are challenged today in ways they have not been before. Used book in Good Condition. Gurian also tackles social and cultural issues facing our sons. Moving effortlessly between the practical and the political, Dr. Used book in Good Condition. Michael gurian has studied and served children and their families for thirty years.

Gurian provides a seven-stage model for the journey to manhood in the new millennium. Dr. Two of the book’s chapters provide readers with successful ways to challenge governmental and academic institutions, as well as the media, to see boys fully and fairly. His the wonder of boys 1996, is credited with sparking the "boys’ movement.

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Linking practical solutions with strategic new policies based on twenty years of field work through the Gurian Institute, Dr.

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Boys and Girls Learn Differently! A Guide for Teachers and Parents

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Explores the inherent differences between the developmental neuroscience of boys and girls Reveals how the brain learns Explains when same sex classrooms are appropriate, and when they’re not This edition includes new information on a wealth of topics including how to design the ultimate classroom for kids in elementary, middle, secondary, and high school.

. How boys learn. A thoroughly revised edition of the classic resource for understanding gender differences in the classroom In this profoundly significant book, author Michael Gurian has revised and updated his groundbreaking book that clearly demonstrated how the distinction in hard-wiring and socialized gender differences affects how boys and girls learn.

Boys and Girls Learn Differently! A Guide for Teachers and Parents #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Gurian presents a proven method to educate our children based on brain science, neurological development, and chemical and hormonal disparities. The innovations presented in this book were applied in the classroom and proven successful, with dramatic improvements in test scores, during a two-year study that Gurian and his colleagues conducted in six Missouri school districts.

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The Road Less Traveled, Timeless Edition: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth

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Touchstone #ad - Now featuring a new introduction by Dr. It helps us learn how to distinguish dependency from love; how to become a more sensitive parent; and ultimately how to become one’s own true self. Great product! With sales of more than seven million copies in the United States and Canada, and translations into more than twenty-three languages, it has made publishing history, with more than ten years on the New York Times bestseller list.

Used book in Good Condition. Scott peck, the twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the classic bestseller The Road Less Traveled, celebrated by The Washington Post as “not just a book but a spontaneous act of generosity. Perhaps no book in this generation has had a more profound impact on our intellectual and spiritual lives than The Road Less Traveled.

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Used book in Good Condition. Peck never bullies his readers, but rather guides them gently through the hard and often painful process of change toward a higher level of self-understanding. How boys learn. M.

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Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy?

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Zondervan #ad - This book may very well alter profoundly the contours of your marriage. It will most certainly change you. It does contain practical tools, but what married Christians most need is help in becoming holier husbands and wives. Sacred marriage what if god designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy.

Jossey-Bass. Sacred marriage offers that help with insights from Scripture, time tested wisdom from Christian classics, church history, and examples from today's marriages. Sacred marriage reveals how marriage trains us to love God and others well, how it exposes sin and makes us more aware of God's presence, how married sex feeds the spiritual life, how good marriages foster good prayer, and more.

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A Fine Young Man: What Parents, Mentors, and Educators Can Do to Shape Adolescent Boys into Exceptional Men

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TarcherPerigee #ad - Great product! Sacred marriage what if god designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy. These range from simple depression, to trauma, to the elaborately named attention deficit hyperactive disorder ADHD. Jossey-Bass. It is this support that is too often lacking. Used book in Good Condition. He returns often to the worthwhile observation that what boys need at every stage of the process of maturing is consistent support from a variety of sources both within and outside of the family.

A number of medical conditions have become almost common among adolescent boys, at least in part because of a lack of support. How boys learn. The result is that other boys often have a good deal of influence in the lives of younger adolescent friends, for better or for worse. In this bracing and insightful book, the bestselling author of The Wonder of Boys directs our attention to the unknown problems and marvels of this age group, helping parents and mentors shepherd boys through the challenging ages of ten to twenty.

Puberty encourages guilty alienation and fear. From depression to dropping grades, from incidents of violence to teen suicide, today's adolescent boys are one of the largest at-risk groups in America today. Experimentation with drugs and alcohol has become almost common, and these contribute to delinquency and sometimes even to suicide.

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