Letâ€™s face it, in todayâ€™s society most women are raising their sons on their own, and itâ€™s up to us to make sure our boys grow into the best men that they can be.Here are 9 things moms can do from shine.com:
Lesson 1: Throw Assumptions Away
Many women endorse â€śThe Guy Alibi.â€ť Itâ€™s usually the sentence invoked after experiencing the negligence, limitation or disappointment attributed as common or expected male behavior. It goes something like this: â€śWell, what can you expect, heâ€™s just a guy.â€ť Perhaps the most radical thing a mother can do for her sonâ€”and for the women who will come after herâ€”is reject this notion. Limitation should not be the watchword of masculinity; when your son is doing something that smacks of such â€śguyness,â€ť donâ€™t give inâ€”demand more or better. It may not win you awards in the moment, but the quality and authenticity of his life, and the people his life affects, depend on it.
Lesson 2: Teach Him to Honor Women
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