Hal & Melanie Young

Celebrating a Year Podcasting!
It's hard to believe we've been podcasting for a year! Our show, Making Biblical Family Life Practical, has been great fun! We've talked about raising boys, homeschooling when you feel like a failure, about how men can love their wives better, family businesses, staying Christian in college, and lots of other stuff relevant to family like yours and ours. Did…
Making Biblical Family Life Practical – Is There Such A Thing BIBLICALLY As Men’s Work, Women’s Work?
Tonight, on Making Biblical Family Life Practical, we're discussing work! Is There Such A Thing BIBLICALLY As Men's Work, Women's Work? Is our view of what we should do colored more by the Bible or the 1950s? What can each member of the family do to keep the wheels turning (or the laundry washing)? Tune in…
Passing on the Faith: Mere Christianity Literary Analysis Journal
To enter these giveaways, join us for our free LIVE webinar, Ballistic Parenting: Surviving and Appreciating Boys on Monday, January 27th at 3pm Eastern OR download the workshop and listen any time before February 3rd. Register free here! "Stacy Farrell hits another home run with the Mere Christianity Critical Analysis Journal. With insightful questions and thoughtful…
Oh Murder! What Parents Need to Know About Teen Brains and the New Games
The first night of Boot Camp 9-12 is always so entertaining. We start off by describing the early signs that your child is entering puberty (and no, peach fuzz and a cracking voice are actually late signs). We talk about how kids in that stage start having huge emotional swings, from rage to tears, get…
Dating/Courtship: Don’t Shut the Door Too Soon!
Lately, I've been noticing a phenomenon among our acquaintances that really concerns me. Single ladies, we don't often address you on these pages, but this one's for you. Most of the young adults we know are very intentional about finding a mate in the right way. They are committed to waiting until they are ready…
“I recommend you get this book if you have sons,” says Tina Brown
I was given this book, Raising Real Men, by the authors Hal & Melanie Young in exchange for my honest review. As I have been reading this book, I have been so very encouraged to allow my boys to take risks and adventures and not be over "motherly" in protecting them. As I was reading…