Sharon White of Legacy of Home says Raising Real Men, “packed with brilliant insights.”
How do you raise boys? This question often comes up in homeschooling circles. We have plenty of resources to raise our daughters – home economic kits, great fiction, aprons, and homemaking magazines. However, there are few serious tools to help parents in the herculean task of training sons. Until now…………… Hal and Melanie Young have…
Salute to a Real Man
We received word today that our friend, Chris Klicka, a long-time attorney for Home School Legal Defense Association, passed away this morning after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. Chris adopted the homeschooling issue as a young attorney, before he was even married, and has traveled around the world promoting and defending home education across…
Homemaking Cottage’s Shiloah Baker Reviews our Book on Raising Boys
Writing duo and Christian parents of eight children, six of them being boys, Hal and Melanie Young know and live what they write about in the book Raising Real Men. Through their years of experience and success in bringing up these boys, ages currently ranging from 7 to adult, they have become experts in their…
New Apologia Worldview Curriculum Giveaway
Our friends at Apologia have a new Apologia Facebook page!  To celebrate, we're giving away one of their new books -- Who is God, produced with Summit Ministries, or Sally Clarkson's new edition of Seasons of A Mother's Heart -- to someone who comments on our own Raising Real Men Facebook page to tell us…
A Legacy of Thrift
Cleveland Murrell ... remembered how his father had worked as a janitor in the Canal Zone, all the while carefully saving his money. He returned home [to Barbados] with about $100 and used it to rent a bit of land. Rising prices during World War I earned him a solid profit on the sugarcane he…
Fearless or Foolish
We all know that boys in the teen years tend to be adventurous to the point of recklessness.  Our friend James McDonald posted a link on his Facebook status (note: he was horrified) about a church reaching out to teens through a program they call Fearless. What kind of reaching out are they doing? They…
An Example for Our Boys – Admiral Farragut
Admiral David Farragut is quite an example for our sons. He commanded his first ship at the age of 12 - a prize - and successfully stood up to the British captain who refused to submit to him as a prisoner. You can re ad about it in his own words in this book by…

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