It is hard enough for a single mom to raise a daughter single-handedly, but what do you do with a son. You want to teach him all the masculine aspects of being a boy, however, that is difficult to do when you are a female and do not even know how to do it. “Preparing Him for the Other Woman: A Mother’s Guide to Raising Her Son to Love a Wife and Lead His Family” by Sheri Rose Shepherd guides mothers on how to teach her son to have a tender heart toward women incorporating respect, love, honor, faithfulness, responsibility and more.
As men and women are quite different in their thoughts and interpretations, we need to understand each other in order to get along in this world. When you say something to a man and then say the same exact thing to a woman they most likely will come up with very different views on the subject and what is meant by it. Preparing your son to become a good husband and leader will not only benefit his future marriage, but will give him the wisdom to understand even the most complicated female.
Single parents, not just moms, need all the help that they can get when it comes to raising children. The absent parent is a deficit in their lives and both boys and girls need to have the male and female role images present in some aspect to grow up. They learn from being around and interacting with both genders.
If you are concerned that you do not know how to shape your son’s life so that he is tenderhearted with women and you do not have another male role model available you can still teach him many important aspects on the subject by learning how through this spectacular book that carries an important message.