As a father of both a son and a daughter, I can tell you aside from their physical differences, boys and girls definitely require a different kind of parenting. It is obvious most moms (and dads) would do anything to enhance their child’s quality of life. Even with this great level of devotion, many moms of boys admit raising boys is both a joy and a challenge. It is normal for boys to climb, swing, make loud noises, make messes, run, tease siblings, laugh, and challenge rules.
According to William Pollack, Ph.D., “Far from making boys weaker, the love of a mother can and does actually make boys stronger, emotionally, and psychologically.”
But what do boys really need from moms? Check out those 17 things at Life As I Know It.