How to Raise a Gentleman: A Civilized Guide to Helping Your Son Through His Uncivilized Childhood

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Rutledge Hill Press, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 214 pages
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How to Raise a Gentleman is an invaluable resource for parents whohope their little boys will grow up to be the kind of men who know which fork touse, how to treat others, and will generally make their parents proud.

How to Raise a Gentleman focuses on real-life topics such as: being agood sport, play dates, and - especially for boys - "personal habits:farting, belching, boogers, and scratching." The book includes:

  • Personal stories pertaining to each topic
  • Suggestions for the age at which a parent should introduce a child to certain rules
  • Helpful ideas in easy-to-remember phrases
  • And suggestions that parents can follow to "teach by example"

 

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Review: How to Raise a Gentleman Revised & Updated: A Civilized Guide to Helping Your Son Through His Uncivilized Childhood

User Review  - Hanna - Goodreads

Hooray! I'm already practicing 85-90% of this book. Perhaps we need to hand this out to parents of God awful kids. <3 Read full review

Review: How to Raise a Gentleman Revised & Updated: A Civilized Guide to Helping Your Son Through His Uncivilized Childhood

User Review  - Trace - Goodreads

With my highlighter in hand, I've underlined lots of areas where I can see my son will need a bit more practice in. I felt that this book was filled with examples of gentlemanly behaviors but a bit ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter
13
Chapter Four
33
Chapter
55
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About the author (2001)

Kay West is a writer and publicist who lives in Nashville. She is the food critic for The Nashville Scene, and was formerly the society editor for The Nashville Banner. She is the mother of two perfectly behaved children, Joy, age 11, and Harry, age 8.

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