Boy Mama Library

A Boy Mom Manifesto:

A Cheat Sheet for Boy Mamas

 

This one-page resource includes three questions to stop controlling the tide and four principles to help us ride the waves of raising boys, with a boy mama manifesto and prayer.

This "Boy Mom Manifesto" is a companion resource for the article, "Riding the Waves of Raising Boys," published at The Joyful Life Magazine.

 

To Print: Click the printer icon on the black bar at the top.

To Download: Click the arrow that points down on the black bar at the top. 

Dinner Conversation Starters

Food is a whole ministry with raising boys. But the ministry of food isn't so much about what's on the table as it is about connecting with those around the table. This resource has 40 conversation starters and some additional ideas to connect with your entire family. 

This is a companion resource for the article, "Raising Teen Boys and the Ministry of Food (as Told by a Reluctant Meal Planner)," published at The Joyful Life Magazine.

To Print: Click the printer icon on the black bar at the top.

To Download: Click the arrow that points down on the black bar at the top. 

40 Ideas for Mother - Son Dates

My family is proof that connecting with our sons isn’t saved only for perfect moments in perfect families. Fostering connection lies in this simple formula: time + effort. That’s it. This resource has 40 ideas for outings with your son, no matter his age. 

This is a companion resource for the article, "46 Mom and Son Date Ideas: Fostering Connection Between You and Your Boy," published at The Joyful Life Magazine.

To Print: Click the printer icon on the black bar at the top.

To Download: Click the arrow that points down on the black bar at the top. 

Scriptures for Raising Boys

Who culture expects our boys to be and who God has created them to be doesn’t line up. As Jesus-loving mamas, how do we raise our expectations of our boys in a world that expects less of them? It starts by reframing “boys will be boys” into a good thing. It starts with embracing who Jesus says our boys are.

This is a companion resource for the article, "Raising Expectations for Boys: What if “Boys Will be Boys” Is a Good Thing?" published at The Joyful Life Magazine.

To Print: Click the printer icon on the black bar at the top.

To Download: Click the arrow that points down on the black bar at the top.