The Boy Mom Podcast with Monica Swanson and Friends

January 26, 2022

Ep. 142 : 4 Building Blocks of a Healthy Relationship with your Son

This is the first of a new monthly feature I am doing covering the “12 Things Your Son Needs Most from You” in my book, Boy Mom.  Today I shari ng some snippets of Chapter 2: A Connection that Lasts, and expounding on the topic of connecting to our sons.  I am so grateful for the strong connection I feel to each of my 4 sons and I wish that for every mom who listens! In show notes find a link to a free download offering 20 Ways to Make Your Son Feel Loved as well as links to Boy Mom and more. I hope this episode and this new monthly feature is an encouragement to you! Podcast page (for all episodes) Read More

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Monica Swanson, author of the Boy Mom book, and blogger at, shares encouragement and inspiration for raising boys in today's world. Monica shares practical advice and Biblical wisdom through honest conversations, interviews with other boy moms, and light-hearted humor.

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About Monica Swanson

Monica and her husband Dave raise boys and tropical fruit on the North Shore of Oahu.  Monica has homeschooled their four sons (two who are currently in college in Southern California.)  Monica is the author of Boy Mom: What Your Son Needs Most from You, and host of the Boy Mom Podcast. Monica has been blogging for over 10 years and has encouraged over 10 million visitors to her website with articles on parenting and family, healthy living, and (mostly) healthy recipes. The Swanson boys are all surfers, (Luke, who is 17,  surfs professionally) which keeps Monica on her knees. Monica loves good coffee, running trails with her husband and dog, Thor, the Word of God, and connecting with women all over the world through the crazy gift of the internet. 


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