Please take a moment to review Hachette Book Group's updated Privacy Policy: read the updated policy here.

It's a Boy

It's a Boy

Women Writers on Raising Sons

The most popular question any pregnant woman is asked — aside from “When are you due?” — has got to be “Are you having a girl or a boy?” When author Andrea Buchanan, already a mom to a little girl, was pregnant with her second child, she marveled at the response of friends and total strangers alike: “Boys are wonderful,” “Boys are so much better than girls,” “Boys love their mothers differently than girls.” This constant refrain led her to explore the issue herself, with help from her fellow writers and moms, many of whom had had the same experience.

The result is It’s A Boy, a wide-ranging, often-humorous, and honest collection of essays about the experience of mothering boys. Taking on topics like aggression, parenting a teenage boy, and wishing for a daughter but getting a son, It’s A Boy explores what it’s like to mother sons and how that experience may be different, but no less satisfying, than mothering girls.
Read More

Genre: Nonfiction / Family & Relationships / Parenting / Motherhood

On Sale: March 13th 2009

Price: $2.99 / $3.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 272

ISBN-13: 9780786746323

What's Inside

Read More Read Less

Reader Reviews