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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Review: “Courageous”

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Not many movies had me in tears in the opening sequence. “Courageous” did. I’m not an “early adopter” of whatever comes down the road–I think I didn’t upgrade to Windows 95 until Windows 98 came out. Movies are a little different, and there may not be many days left in the theater schedule for this…
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Raising Real Men is “highly recommended” by Christian Book Notes

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Introduction Hal and Melanie Young have six sons and two daughters—the six boys came first. Their children range from 2 years old to out of high school. They speak on parenting, educating your children and family policy issues among other subjects. You can read more about their ministry at Summary Divided into two parts,…
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Minding Your Own Business – Your Own Business To Mind!

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

We’re celebrating the official release of Raising Real Men with freebies and contests! I grew up in an entrepreneurial family and I have to confess that when we were first married, I thought it was great that Hal went to work and then came home and was done. Over the years, though, life as an…
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Saving Money, Finding Treasure and Math – Today’s Celebration!

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

We are so excited about the official release of Raising Real Men! This is something we have poured our lives into and it is very exciting to see God using it for His glory. It encourages us to read comments like: “Just received the book over the weekend. By page 2 1/2 of the introduction…
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Welcome to our Official Release Celebration!

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Raising Real Men will be officially released by Great Waters Press on January 29th. We’re having a party to celebrate and you are invited! Every day from now until then, we’ll have a giveaway – that’s right, something everyone can have for free! – and a contest with fantastic resources and prizes provided by our…
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“I recommend you get this book if you have sons,” says Tina Brown

Monday, January 18th, 2010

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…
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“If you only read one book about raising boys…”

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

A new review this morning! From Wendy & her Lost Boys, by Angie, a mother of five boys: As I mentioned last week, I’ve been reading Raising Real Men: Surviving, Teaching, and Appreciating Boys by Hal and Melanie Young. I finished it yesterday, and plan to read it again after Larry gets a turn. Put…
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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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Home School Enrichment features article by Hal and Melanie

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

The November/December Home School Enrichment features an article, “Who’s His Hero?”, condensed from the book, Raising Real Men. The article starts on page 40 of the current issue.

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