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Raising Boys in the 21st Century

How to Help Our Boys Become Open-Hearted, Kind and Strong Men
Narrated by: Steve Biddulph
Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
4.7 out of 5 stars (243 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The most popular guide ever about raising boys is back, significantly updated to help raise sons in a world that offers gender equality, respect, and a whole new kind of man but is still haunted by toxic masculinity.  

You’ll find cutting-edge science about the "physical fours", the "emotional eights", and how puberty can be turned into a positive time, along with hundreds of other practical tips for raising a son.

No two boys are alike, and you have to get to know your own unique boy. The idea that "if we understand them, we can help them" is what has made this guide so well-loved and trusted in more than a million homes. 

As one of Australia’s best-known psychologists for almost 30 years, Steve has introduced a generation of fathers into hands-on engagement with kids and helped thousands of mothers gain confidence in their ability to raise sons well. He has worked with schools in 17 countries, and 130,000 parents have heard his unforgettable live talks.   

©2018 Steve Biddulph (P)2019 Simon & Schuster

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Great Resource

Loved book content but found it hard to get through. Prefer different narrator and would not listen to again because of this. May buy hard copy book in future.

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life changing for parents

loved it! if only every parent and caregiver could hear this and the world would be a better place. Do it for your kids!

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Excellent book

This book has helped me understand and enjoy my little boy so much more.

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Great Audi book

A great insight to raising boys, definitely worth a read and some simple explanations that really make you think about the big picture

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If you got boys you need this book

I really like this book. It provides a lot of information that I was unaware of. I am a male of the late 1960s and have a 11 Yr old that is a challenge. This book had provided me done insight into why he is a challenge.

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great book

Has made me completely re think how I approach my son. shown me that I have done some things right and there are some areas I need to improve . Every parent should listen to this book

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An absolute must.

A great book for parents, grandparents, teachers and significant people in the life of boys. A must to listen to! I felt reinforced in the things I was doing well and put the book down with many new things to implement and think about as my boy grows up.

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Well informed content

I Love it! Very Knowledgeable, insightful, helpful and eye opening, especially being a mum of 3 boys. Thank you

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Life changing!

Fantastic to listen to, with a wealth of knowledge to put into practice. Thank you 🙏

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Wonderful book which I will read again and again

Wow this book really opened my eyes to how little I understood about males! I always pondered how I would raise two boys into wonderful men. There is much to understand and this book provides a fantastic guide to all parents and caregivers about what boys need and what role you can play. I already feel more equipped for my journey.