Response to Tommy's Story

Response to Tommy’s Story
April 15, 2016

The article about the boy who was molested (Tommy’s Story) brought back many of my own memories. My molester was my dad.

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Too Young to Spank?

Michael Pearl

When is a child too young to spank? The answer is obviously dependent on your definition of the word “spank.”

June 2006
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Six Ways Parents Destroy Their Children Without Trying

Michael Pearl

It is difficult to train up a child in the way he should go, and some very good and sincere people fail.

December 2012
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Abusive Husband

Debi Pearl

I want you to read what I must read all too often.

August 1999
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Spank and Save a Child

Michael Pearl

According to the research, children spanked up to the age of 6 were likely as teenagers to perform better at school and were more likely to carry out volunteer work and to want to go to college than their peers who had never been physically disciplined.

April 2010
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Obsessions

Debi Pearl

Men are a different sort of people that are very hard for us more emotionally-balanced females to understand. To prove this statement I would like to bring to your attention one very bad male quirk. They become obsessed with…

December 2010
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The Will To Dominate

Michael Pearl

The following article deals with a very important subject that we have touched on before but never discussed in detail—a child’s will to dominate. I chose this letter because it so clearly represents the many letters we receive.

August 2000
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A Wise Woman Builds Her House

Debi Pearl

A wise woman doesn’t take anything for granted. She is thankful to be loved and seeks to make herself more lovely.

April 2001
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In Defense of Biblical Chastisement, Part 1

Michael Pearl

The following article is designed to be used as a resource in defending your faith on Biblical child training. If the Federal or State agencies take me to court over advocating corporal chastisement, this will be part of my defense.

April 2001
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Preparing to Be a Help Meet—NEW BOOK!

Debi Pearl

Being a good help meet starts long before marriage. It is a mindset, a learned habit, a way of life established as a young unmarried girl—or at least that’s the way it should be.

February 2010
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Yes! I Am Normal

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

Shoshanna Easling is the youngest of Mike and Debi’s children. People who balk at To Train Up a Child’s methods are often surprised when they meet this poised, confident and outgoing wife, mother and business woman.

April 2011

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Faith and Dalmations: How I Learned to Believe God

Faith and Dalmatians: How I Learned to Believe God

Joshua Steele

It seemed every kid in our neighborhood had a dog. Every kid except me. I asked my parents on several occasions if I might have a dog too.

April 2016
Response to Tommy's Story

Response to Tommy’s Story

Sandra (Guest Author)

The article about the boy who was molested (Tommy’s Story) brought back many of my own memories. My molester was my dad.

April 2016
How Do You Keep Marriage Alive?

How Do You Keep Marriage Alive?

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

Last week someone asked me, “How do you keep a marriage alive?” Here is my answer.

April 2016
Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Debi Pearl

Why did this happen? Why do some young adults manifest disrespect and dishonor? How can a parent do everything right and still suffer rebellion in their teenagers?

April 2016
From Karen

From Karen

Karen Sargent

I want to answer the “how do you homeschool through high school” question from the perspective of a mom of five, four of whom chose to go to college.

April 2016
From Eric

From Eric

Eric (Guest Author)

As a graduated homeschool student, one of my interests was a desire to work for myself. Looking back, I realize all the lessons I learned would never have been possible if I had attended a public or private school.

April 2016
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From Marc

Marc Cohen

As I sat at my desk struggling with my schoolwork, I certainly didn’t think that a few years later I’d be sitting in an $8 million aircraft learning how to avoid radar-guided missiles.

April 2016
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From Benjamin

Benjamin (Guest Author)

The more I travel and meet people the more I see that I was really blessed in my home life. My parents loved each other, instilled in us self-discipline and homeschooled us right-on. I have no fear of failing and no regrets.

April 2016
Homeschooling High Schoolers?

Homeschooling High Schoolers?

Michael Pearl

I have two sons and we’ve homeschooled them all their lives and loved it. But high school has been a little different. How can average suburbanites accomplish homeschooling through high school?

April 2016
A Dream Come True... 20 Years in the Making

A Dream Come True… 20 Years in the Making

Debi Pearl

Last month, Nathan returned to the mountain of Papua New Guinea and walked among the Kumboi people. He was a teenager when he was last there.

February 2016