Being a Boy Mom or Boy Dad!

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

People sometimes ask how we came to write and speak about raising boys. The answer is easy – we have six of them. “Six boys!” the people at the checkout line say in mock horror. “Yes!” we say, and smile warmly. “Well, better you than me,” they conclude, shaking their heads. To be fair, not everyone…
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The Worst Christmas Ever, Part 5

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Christmas is a big deal at our house. We grew up in Christian homes, where Christmas was celebrated in a family-oriented, Christ-honoring way. We love the holidays. I try to shop all year, watching out for deals on the things I knew our children would love. Even the times I was on pregnancy bedrest, I…
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Announcing Our New Radio Show – and an iPad Mini Giveaway!

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

We are thrilled to announce that we’ll be hosting an hourlong weekly streaming radio show on the new Ultimate Radio Network! Our new show, Making Biblical Family Life Practical, will be the Hal & Melanie you guys know and love — there will be lots of back and forth and humor, but also pointed, principled…
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Raising Real Men is highly recommended by Teaching Good Things!

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

Kathy Brodock of Teaching Good Things says: Raising Real Men should be a regular bed-side read.  It’s practical advice on raising godly young men was such a great reminder!  Mothers, particularly, need to read this book.  There is so much we need to understand about our boys’ differences, and understanding those differences is crucial to their growth…
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Raising Real Men Reviewed on Arrows in the Hand

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Raising Real Men…….Surviving, Teaching, and Appreciating Boys Written by Hal and Melanie Young I had pre-ordered this book and was so very excited to receive it in the mail last week. And I thought it was really cool that the authors signed the book! I just finished it today and can say that I LOVED…
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Sharon White of Legacy of Home says Raising Real Men, “packed with brilliant insights.”

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

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…
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