Bringing Up Boys

Bringing Up Boys

As a mother raising girls, it can be quite easy. You are able to recollect memories from your younger days to help you make some parenting decisions. But unless you grew up with brothers it can be difficult to know exactly how to approach certain situations. Even if you’ve had many brothers, it could still leave you wondering how to care for boys when they act out. Let’s go over some things you should know about raising up great boys.

Unlike girls, they will be intrigued by anything with wings or wheels. They can play for hours with things such as cars, planes, boats, bugs, trucks, and tools. I’m not saying they won’t enjoy other toys. I’m just saying don’t be surprised when your stock of cars go from three to thirty.

Boys energy is always through the roof. Ready yourself for a few years of fun filled, hard headed, nonstop moving. Especially in the toddler years, it seems as if from the moment they get up to the moment they fall asleep, (which can be anywhere), they are either on fast mode, or faster mode. Continue reading