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Warrior or Wimp: How Not to Raise a Mama's Boy

Dec 06, 2023 / Motherhood     

Everyone knows that moms have unique relationships with their sons. They want to protect their sons, nurture their sons, and rescue their sons in any and every situation. But sometimes, this leads them to raise a mama’s boy. So how can you build up your son to be a warrior, not a wimp? First, understand that warriors are not couch potatoes. Your son is designed for activity, adventure and boldness. Second, understand that warriors are not coddled. It’s important to allow your son the space to feel masculine and independent by avoiding the tendency to rush to his rescue. Be passionate about raising a warrior. Here’s how to raise a warrior, not a wimp.  



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