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Raising Real Men: An Interview with Hal and Melanie Young

Vol. 112, Prg. 11–15
May 21–25, 2012

If your home is full of noise, energy, dirt, and adventure, you’ve probably got boys! So what do you do with them? Hal and Melanie Young say, raise real men! Parents of six boys and two girls, Hal and Melanie join Mike Smith to discuss how to encourage manliness and appreciate the virtues on your sons.

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What a Guy!
Aggressive Courage
Cultivating Manly Chivalry
Gotta Learn Somehow!
When a Man’s a Man…

Raising Real Men

Raising Real Men looks beyond the untied shoes and dirty jeans to what the Lord means your son to be. Learn how to help him focus on schoolwork, find real heroes, stand alone when he needs to, and become a real man one day. Don’t just survive raising boys, succeed at it—and learn how to love them as they really are.

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Hal and Melanie Young
Fresh from a state tax audit to prove that yes, they’re all ours, Hal and Melanie Young, authors of Raising Real Men, are parents of six real boys and two real girls. They have homeschooled through seven high-risk pregnancies, three relocations, two decades, and 181 degrees of longitude.

Hal and Melanie have published articles with Homeschooling Today, Homeschool Digest, TEACH Magazine, the N.C. Family Policy Council, the John Locke Foundation, and the Heartland Institute, and have spoken at homeschool conferences from North Carolina to Arizona. The Youngs live in noisy familial bliss in North Carolina.

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