Straight-up, hard-hitting advice on parenting teenage boys
Adolescent boys can be difficult to understand – barely communicating, isolating themselves, suggestable to drink and drugs. It’s no surprise that parents worry about their sons growing up and how they’ll turn out – and look for help to understand what their boys are going through.
Celia Lashlie has the answers. After years of working in the prison service she knows what can happen when boys make the wrong choices. She also knows what it’s like to be a parent. Throughout her years working as a researcher and social commentator, Celia has talked to hundreds of boys – what she found was surprising, amusing, and in some cases, frightening.
In this funny, honest, no-nonsense book, Celia Lashlie reveals what goes on in the world of boys, and with clarity and insight, she offers parents - especially mothers - practical and reassuring advice on raising their boys to become good, loving, articulate men.
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The first woman prison officer in a male prison, Celia Lashlie became manager of Christchurch Women’s Prison in New Zealand in 1997 and has since worked in a number of areas linked to high-risk children. She is the mother of two adult children.
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Book Description Collins, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 224 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0007278802
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