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Raising boys: 7 BIG ideas

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Raising boys is a hot topic for Australian parents. It has been for over a decade. It seems boys under the age of ten can be challenging for parents. It’s behaviour, poor self-confidence and learning issues that keep parents of boys in this age group busy.   The straight forward nature of adolescent boys makes them easier and less complicated to raise, compared to teenage girls so the pressure eases.  This is good news for any parent who is currently tearing their hair out raising a household of young boys. Hang in there is the message as life will get easier.   Sometimes mothers I meet in parenting seminars get flummoxed by the in your face, direct nature of their sons. Loveable yes, but they can be hard work as well. It helps to appreciate what makes boys tick.   1. Let them be active - they are wired for activity   It seems boys&rsqu...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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