The Hair-Raising Joys of Raising Boys

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Baker Publishing Group, Apr 1, 2006 - Humor - 176 pages
"God designed parenthood to be an enormous character-building exercise," says frazzled dad Dave Meurer. In The Hair-Raising Joys of Raising Boys, he explores the meaningful reflections (a.k.a. the laugh-out-loud occurrences and been-there-done-that moments) that only dads can truly understand. From the seemingly impossible task of imparting moral guidance to getting boys to take their cold medicine, this insightful book brings out the humor in the practical challenges of raising sons. Yes, bringing up boys is a monumental, multiyear battle--and that's just trying to get them to eat their vegetables! But with Dave Meurer's help, readers will learn to value each moment with a little style, humor, and grace.

Previously Published as Boyhood Daze
Bethany, 1-55661-209-5

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If you are looking for a book that will give you a deep theological understanding of how to raise boys this is not the book for you. On the other hand if you are just looking for a nice lighthearted ... Read full review

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Bananas under the sofa cushion, and handing out diaper treats at Women's Prayer Circle...the famous Screwdriver permanently welded to the fan...I'm sending a copy of this book to some dear friends that just had a born hungry, bouncing baby boy. Maybe it will help, or maybe not. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Dave Meurer, the father of two sons and the author of several nonfiction books, currently works for the United States House of Representatives as an aide to a California congressman. He lives with his family in northern California.

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