Parent Book Club: Raising Emotionally Strong Boys - Starting January 10

Parent Book Club: Raising Emotionally Strong Boys - Starting January 10

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Parents: Join us a for a study of Raising Emotionally Strong Boys by David Thomas and Sissy Goff.

Led by PDS' Jenny Stenberg, Emily Lequerica, and Darilyn Christenbury, the study will take place over 3 sessions offered from 11:30–1:00 on Tuesdays in the Library starting on January 10. Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch.

Books are available for purchase from Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats.

About those meltdowns, blowups, and one-word answers …

Some say that’s just how boys are–prone to outbursts or sullenness. But what’s behind these and other issues? Drawing from twenty-five years of counseling boys and working with parents, David Thomas sheds light on common emotional struggles, including anger, anxiety, and depression, and shares practical ways you can help your son be

Resourceful — equipped to work through his emotions in constructive ways Aware — so that he better understands himself, including his strengths and weaknesses Resilient — having the capacity to cope and feel competent Empathetic — able to understand the feelings and experiences of others

Helpful also for grandparents, teachers, and anyone else who has a boy in their life, this book shows how a strong emotional foundation leads to a Christ-like sense of masculinity that will serve him well his whole life.


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Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade for almost 75 years.

With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.

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Memphis, TN 38111


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