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7 Principles for Raising Sons

Aug 16, 2023 / Motherhood     

From an early age, we can recognize the innate differences between our sons and daughters.  But it’s even more important to understand how to handle those differences and uniquely parent your boys well.  Part of our job as parents is to turn our rambunctious, young sons into respectful, mature men.  So here are several principles for raising boys well.  First, channel their energy.  Instead of constantly telling your son to settle down, teach him to aim his energy into something productive.  Second, protect his spirit.  Keep your eyes open for things that can wound his spirit, like bullies or violence in the media.  Always be his source of security.  Here are the rest of the 7 Principles for Raising Sons



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