10 Myths About Moms Raising Sons – Busted

mothering boysAs the mom of two boys, I’d like to think I know at least a little something about raising sons. Experience has taught me that boys are wild and wonderful, loud and daring — and guess what — also tender, and thoughtful.

There was a time when the very notion of raising a son (let alone two) scared the bejeezus out of me. What did I know about boys? I was girl — a girl who thought she’d raise girls. But, raising boys has been so much more than the “fun” people say it is; it’s been the greatest blessing of my life.

There are many myths about being the mother of sons. If we were to believe them, mothering sons would be reduced to registering them for baseball, teaching them how to throw a punch, and saying goodbye forever once they’re grown. But you and I know differently. Let’s take a look at 10 of the most popular myths disguised as facts when it comes to raising sons.


  1. Totally agree with all of these, especially about boys being boys. I am a mom to three boys, and all of these hit home!

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