Dr. Anthony Rao at Fessenden

Are You Doing Right by Your Son? A Discussion with Dr. Anthony Rao

Are You Doing Right by Your Son?

Dr. Anthony Rao at Fessenden

A Discussion with Dr. Anthony Rao

Dr. Anthony Rao at Fessenden

Learn simple, actionable tips to help you put your son on the right path early, and keep him there.

  • Do you ever look at your son and worry if you are making the right choices for him?
  • Do you read the headlines about boys falling behind and wonder if you are doing everything you can to make sure your son doesn’t?
  • Are you starting to see your son lose his enthusiasm for school and aren’t sure why?
  • Would you like to learn ways to communicate with your son that promote independence and build positive self-esteem?

Join psychologist Dr. Anthony Rao for a candid and upbeat discussion on raising and educating boys successfully. During this talk, Dr. Rao will address the distinct challenges of helping young boys grow into happy and confident young men. Armed with key insights into how boys think and navigate in the world, you’ll begin to see your son’s hidden talents and gifts – and you’ll leave with simple, practical tips that will empower your parenting.

Following the discussion, Dr. Rao will sign copies of his book, The Way of Boys: Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Young Boys.
The Way of Boys by Dr. Anthony Rao

Date:   Wednesday, November 4

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Location: The Fessenden School, Performing Arts Center (PAC), 250 Waltham Street, West Newton MA 02465

RSVP: This event is open to the public and free of charge. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Please visit fessenden.org/rao or call 617-964-5350 to reserve your seat.

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About  Dr. Anthony Rao
Dr. Anthony Rao is a nationally-known expert in child psychology, appearing regularly on TV news programs and in magazines. He founded a pediatric psychology practice in Massachusetts and is the author of The Way of Boys: Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Young Boys. He’s currently at work on his next book and will share some highlights from his current project at the November event. For more information about Dr. Rao, please visit here.

About the Book
Dr. Rao’s book, The Way of Boys: Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Young Boys, is about the crisis in American boyhood. In this practical and accessible guide to the distinct challenges of raising young boys into happy and healthy young men, Dr. Rao urges parents, educators, pediatricians, psychologists, and other developmental experts to reevaluate and radically alter how we deal with our youngest boys.

About The Fessenden School
The Fessenden School is a private boys’ boarding and day school for Pre-Kindergarten through 9th grade, located in West Newton, MA. For more than 100 years, The Fessenden School has offered state-of-the-art facilities, curriculum, and programs specifically designed to meet the educational needs of boys.

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