Raising Real Men by Our Good Life

Platforms: Book
Release Date: 2010
Genre(s): Parenting
Publisher(s): Great Waters Press
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Raising Real Men by Our Good Life

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Review by Our Good Life

Raising Real Men

When I was offered the chance to review Raising Real Men, I jumped at the chance.

My husband wanted to know why I would want to review this book since we have two beautiful girls – and no boys. {yet}

That’s a good question {and no, we’re not expecting.}

Yet.

Anyhoo….

I asked to review this book because of the tag line “Surviving, Teaching and Appreciating Boys” – I just love that language!!

On to my review:

Since I don’t have boys, some of the concepts were foreign to me, while other concepts I deal with on a daily basis with my girls {playing in mud, wanting to be in charge, challenging boundaries, etc} and I was intrigued to find that some of the parenting strategies Hal and Melanie describe could, in fact, be used with my girls.

Each chapter is followed by a short “notes” section, where the authors list scripture and bibliographical references which I believe is quite helpful to have in one list – since I generally end up marking pages to remember helpful hints.

The book is laid out with simple chapters in easy language.  I breezed though the book much faster than I thought I would!  The tips and hints are helpful and very easy to put into practice – we’ve used a few already with our girls!!

Hal and Melanie are quick to point out in the introduction that they are not experts on child rearing or homeschooling or parenting, but they offer pages of advice and encouragement on everything from behavior issues to entering college from a homeschool environment.

I gleaned some amazing information from this book, and I look forward to re-reading it for some homeschool tips in the near future.

I also hope that the parents of my future son-in-laws read this book!

If you’d like more information on this book, you can check out the Timberdoodle website or find them on facebook.  I would also encourage you to sign up for their free catalog.

I was provided with a copy of this book for my review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.  The end.


Posted by Timberdoodle Co. | 16 Nov 2011 | 5 star, All Reviews

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