Boys. Aren’t they phenomenal? My husband and I have five boys ranging in age from 12 to 28. They’re loud, they’re gross, they’re physical, and I wouldn’t trade them for girls in a hot minute. While I love my daughter, and the precious relationship we have as girls, I genuinely feel like God specially crafted me to be a mom of boys.
But boys will be boys, and girls will be girls, and sometimes, as “girls,” we moms need to think outside the pretty pink box of femininity in order to relate to, and rightly raise, these extraordinary creatures God has blessed us with.
Here are six ways I’ve learned through the years to raise a Godly man.
Are you a mom of boys like I am? Then you’ll enjoy the Raising Boys series Kaylene Yoder is running on her blog for the month of October. Check out my article, Six Ways to Raise a Godly Man, plus 30 (by month’s end) more great articles about the joys of raising boys.