About the Book: Raising Boys: Why Boys are Different-and How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men Why Boys are Different-and How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men A word of mouth bestseller which has become one of the bestloved and most successful books in the parenting field. SteveBiddulphs Raising Boys was re-released with Asome startling newresearch on what helps-and what harms-boys. In this expanded and updated edition, Steve Biddulph shares andgives practical and honest advice to parents so they can recognisethe different stages of boyhood and learn how to raise happy,confident and kind young men. Boys need to be parented in adifferent way from girls with their own very special psychologicaland physical make-up. Home, society and education have failed boysbadly-and these failures lead to unhappy men who cannot fullybecome happy, responsible, emotionally-confident adults. While itis essential that boys spend more time learning about manhood fromtheir fathers, Biddulph updates his classic to include helpfulinformation for mothers and single mothers with baby boys. This extended edition explores some important topics: How ADHD may be caused by stress in the first year of life. Whether boys should start school later than girls. Help for single mothers raising sons. How to choose a sport that does more good than harm. What we can do about boys and binge drinking. What science can tell us about teenage boys and driving-and howwe can keep our sons safe. Raising Boys offers parents real-life situations,thought-provoking insights, humour and help. About the Author: Steve Biddulph Steve Biddulph is an internationally respected childpsychologist and family therapist with an ever-increasingfollowing. A world-renowned parenting author, his books includeManhood (Hawthorn Press, 1998), Raising Boys (1998), The Secret ofHappy Children (1997) and More Secrets of Happy Children (1999),which are popular all over the world.