by Meg Meeker
“Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men” is a great book with lots of insight into how to bond and bring out the best in your son. Meg Meeker is the author of this comprehensive book. Meg books about raising children – very insightful, wonderful information. Bestselling author and M.D. Meeker deliver a helpful, survival guide for mothers, who adore their sons. The author begins this interesting manual by sharing personal stories through many years of experience. The author discusses some of her patients she knew when very young, and the drastic changes that came into place, during their teen years. The changes that took place happened not only to the boys but to their mothers as well. Meeker discusses the mother-son relationship, devoted mothers, and core issues that mothers are confronted with. The author outlines the unique needs that boys have while offering encouragement, and practical advice. Meg discusses the need to exercise courage, and the burden on single mothers when it comes to raising sons. In addition, the author discusses the crucial importance of loving, when the going gets tough. Most important, when things go wrong in a relationship, the author explains why outbursts should not be taken personally. A few key factors to making things better would be teaching them how to love, and let go a little. The reader will learn ways to have a better, healthier, and less stressed relationship. This clever book is a road map to help mothers become good enough to raise extraordinary sons.
This book will guide those mothers, who feel like their efforts, never match up to their expectations. The author discusses who mothers really need to be for their sons, and who they don’t need to be. Meg also discusses today’s society and the pressure on young boys, as their sense of being strong begins to plummet, and they enter the disturbing trend of becoming less motivated to excel. She also discusses confusion in boys as they enter their teen years, issues with self-esteem, and becoming strong. In conclusion, the author conveys that mothers need to understand and accept who she is, and who she isn’t. To sum it up in this survival guide, Meeker highlights that it’s never too late to repair a relationship, to fix what’s broken, and how important it is to know how to handle emotional pain. The golden key to unlock the door from depression and anxiety is knowing what crucial steps are needed to repair a broken relationship, and love must be there through the good, and the tough times. In order to give full support, mothers must understand themselves first, in order to build a solid, healthy and loving relationship with their sons. This inspiring book motivates throughout and makes you think, long after this book is closed. Interesting, informative, and concise.