That's My Son, Repackaged Edition

How Moms Can Influence Boys to Become Men of Character

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Mom, you have an incredible influence on your son's life, not just when he is a boy, but as he grows into a man. But have you ever been confused about what makes him tick? Why he does the things he does? Why a trip to the garbage dump would be a highlight of his week?

You're not alone.

With refreshing honesty and a man's insight, Rick Johnson offers the advice, understanding, and support every mom is looking for when it comes to raising godly sons. Using extensive research and humorous personal examples, he helps moms

- prepare for the challenges that come with raising boys
- talk with their sons in ways that connect with them
- address tough issues such as communication, discipline, sexuality, and respect
- impart the values of loyalty, compassion, honor, courage, and perseverance

With your guidance, your son can grow into a man of character and integrity. With Rick's guidance, you'll feel more confident every step of the way.

Rick Johnson is the bestselling author of That's My Teenage Son; That's My Girl; 10 Things Great Dads Do; and Better Dads, Stronger Sons; as well as Becoming Your Spouse's Better Half and Overcoming Toxic Parenting. He is the founder of Better Dads and is a sought-after speaker at many large parenting and marriage conferences across the United States and Canada. To find out more about Rick Johnson, visit

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  1. Rick Johnson

    Rick Johnson

    Rick Johnson is the bestselling author of several books, including That's My Son, That's My Teenage Son, That's My Girl, and Better Dads, Stronger Sons. He is the founder of Better Dads and is a sought-after speaker at parenting and...

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Praise for That's My Son

"A must-read for every mom who longs to get inside the heart and mind of her little boy and who yearns to see that boy become a man of character."--Susan Alexander Yates, bestselling author, 31 Days of Prayer For My Teen

"You will find wise counsel and encouragement in this helpful book."--Family Ministries, Inc.

"This book is full of delightful, humorous stories that will have moms saying, 'Been there, done that.' Every mother of a son should study this excellent resource."--Michele Howe, Christian Home & School

"Rick brings fatherly and male insight into the intricacies and inner workings of little, growing boys. Best of all, Rick shares his wisdom about how to make a boy into a faithful and righteous man. To be honest, little boys have made me nervous in the past. With the guidance of That's My Son, parenting a boy doesn't seem so impossible after all."

"As the mother of a young son, I often worry about raising him to become the man I want him to be. After all, men are still a mystery to me, as they are to most women! Rick Johnson is the founder of Better Dads, and wrote this book for mothers just like me after realizing the profound influence mothers have on their son's lives."