• Family Life
    Mother/Son Relationships
    Connecting With Your Son
    Connecting With Your Son Fathers usually build relationship with their sons through active play and stimulation; they "do stuff" together. For mothers and boys, the process is a little different. The bond between a mother and son often grows o...
  • Family Life
    Mother/Son Relationships
    What Sons Learn from Their Mothers
    What Sons Learn from Their Mothers Boys learn their earliest lessons about love and trust from their mothers. According to William Pollack, Ph.D., "Far from making boys weaker, the love of a mother can and does actually make boys stronger, emot...
  • Family Life
    Mother/Son Relationships
    Connecting With Your Son
    Connecting With Your Son Fathers usually build relationship with their sons through active play and stimulation; they "do stuff" together. For mothers and boys, the process is a little different. The bond between a mother and son often grows o...
  • Family Life
    Mother/Son Relationships
    Tangled Vines: The Mother-Daughter Connection
    Tangled Vines: The Mother-Daughter Connection Lives of mothers and daughters are intertwined in a way that is different than mothers and sons. The authors of The Motherhood Report: How Women Feel About Being Mothers (Louis Genevie, Ph.D., and E...
  • Family Life
    Mother/Son Relationships
    Mom Angered by Son's Attitude
    It's important to maintain some emotional distance in a mother-son relationship. Otherwise, both can get locked into an losing battle for control. ...