Wednesday Mar 06, 2024

Raising Godly Young Men: Nurturing Independence and Wisdom – Durenda Wilson, Part 2

“There's something about the mother son relationship, especially as they're getting into the teen years, they want to cut those apron strings all of a sudden, and all of a sudden they want to lead." ~ Durenda Wilson

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Join Yvette Hampton and guest Durenda Wilson in this episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast as they explore the challenges and insights of raising boys into godly young men. From early childhood to the teen years, they discuss promoting independence, fostering respect, and letting go of the reins as boys transition into adulthood. Discover valuable tips and strategies for parents navigating this important journey.

Come back tomorrow for the rest of this important conversation.

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Discussion Questions:

1. How does Durenda Wilson suggest raising boys to become godly and masculine men from a young age?

2. What are some practical ways that Durenda recommends instilling biblical principles in boys' hearts as they grow?

3. What does Durenda suggest as effective ways to discipline boys, especially in comparison to girls?

4. How does Durenda advise parents who feel they may have missed opportunities to train their boys in godly principles in earlier years?

5. How can parents, particularly moms, establish healthy boundaries and independence as boys move into their teen years?

6. In what ways can moms and dads work together to guide their sons through training and discipline, particularly in the context of changing family dynamics as the boys grow older?

7. What role do dads play in encouraging and guiding boys to become responsible, independent young men?

8. How does Durenda emphasize the importance of recognizing and respecting boys' need for physical activities, risk-taking, and independence, as opposed to nurturing and snuggling?

9. What are some successful strategies shared Durenda for instilling respect and responsibility in boys, particularly as they approach the transition into high school years?

10. How does homeschooling provide a unique environment for parents to guide their sons through discipline, training, independence, and academic pursuits, as discussed in the podcast?


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