Preparing Boys to Be Men When There’s No Man Around by Dana S. Chisholm
One of the biggest challenges for single mothers is how to raise their sons if there is no man around to serve as an appropriate role model. Boys need to learn how to be good men, and it is very difficult for a woman to achieve this if she is working on her own. Single Moms Raising Sons: Preparing Boys to Be Men When There’s No Man Around by Dana S. Chisholm provides single mothers with a guide about how to turn their sons into successful men.
God – The Father of the Fatherless
One of the main aims of this highly recommended book is to teach mothers who are raising sons on their own how to partner with God in order to raise a son who will be a good man. In this book it points out how God can be the father of the fatherless and how keeping him in your sights will allow you to raise your son effectively even if you are doing it by yourself. God is the best role model. In Single Moms Raising Sons, you will be provided with the encouragement and insights you need to help your son work through the difficulties involved with not having dad around as well as helping them become the Christian men you want them to be.
Important Questions Answered
There are several questions that tend to weigh on the minds of single mothers who want to raise their sons in the best way possible but who are unsure of exactly how to do this. This book will provide you with the insight you need to answer these questions. Questions that will be addressed are:
- How can I be sure that my son will turn out to be a good man if there is no consistent male role model around for him to imitate?
- How can I, as single mother, provide my son with the strength and wisdom that he would normally receive from his father?
- How can I ensure that my son will one day become a good father if he has no role model to imitate?
- And most importantly – How can I raise my son in the ways of the Lord?
Dana S. Chisholm
The author has a great deal of experience to draw from being a single mother of boys herself. She has developed a great method for working with Christ to raise sons in the best way possible. God is our strength and guide in everything we do. When it comes to something as important as raising your children it is important to include God in the challenge as he will provide you with the strength you need to raise your sons in the best way possible.