A happy young child smiling

Too Young to Spank?

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When is a child too young to spank? The answer is obviously dependent on your definition of the word “spank.” Some parents practice spanking in a manner that is inappropriate for any child at any age. They strike out in anger and seek to punish the child for the offense the bad behavior has caused them. This is unacceptable at any age, but it is especially egregious when directed at very young and immature children. Spanking at any age should only be administered by those who have a proper philosophy of spanking and are not emotionally-driven. Our booklet Biblical Chastisement thoroughly ... Read More
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Big Papa Pearl fishing with the grandkids

Great Reward

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

My parents put us children first. They used each opportunity that was given to them to mold us in love, and now with their faithful example I am striving to do the same.

May 2015
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Jeremiah and Penelope

Waddle Like a Penguin

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

I would walk behind the seed dropper and waddle like a penguin. My little feet pushed the soil over the seeds and lightly packed it. The feeling of success and accomplishment was overflowing.

May 2015
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Pearl family back in the good ol' days

Getting to Know Us

Michael Pearl

This is the welcome from our first-ever newsletter, printed in May 1995.

May 2015
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Attack on Traditional Child Training

Attack on Traditional Child Training

Michael Pearl

Taken from a new chapter in the upcoming 21st Anniversary Edition of To Train Up a Child

February 2015
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Give Attendance to Reading

Give Attendance to Reading

Debi Pearl

There are paths we choose in life that forever change our destiny. Sometimes the choices seem small, even insignificant, such as becoming friends with someone, speaking negatively about another, or getting too involved in an activity. Sometimes it is our … Read more

February 2015
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The Sodom Generation

The Sodom Generation

Michael Pearl

Cane Creek itself has become infected with cell phone cyber sin. While parents dither about small things, feeling secure in their little house on the prairie, the children are becoming perverts with their secret visits to Sodom. All the training … Read more

December 2014
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Jeremiah and Penelope

Jeremiah and Penelope

Michael Pearl

Eight-year-old Jeremiah was being impatient with his four-year-old sister, Penelope, and talking to her like she was stupid. I said, “Jeremiah, you are being impatient and rude to your sister. When people do or say dumb things, and we feel … Read more

December 2014
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Family Fountain

Family Fountain

Michael Pearl

Neglect is the most common form of abuse. Good “Christian” parents who would never consider being physically abusive to their children sometimes produce broken little souls who grow up to be misfits in society, all because of neglect. Neglect can … Read more

December 2014
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Mike Pearl and grandson

Don’t send a grandpa to do a mother’s work

Michael Pearl

Either I have forgotten what it is like to be solely responsible for a two year- old, or I have gotten out of shape— both physically and mentally.

August 2014
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training starts at birth photo

Training Starts at Birth

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Every parent trains their children. They train them to scream and pitch fits, or they train them to be sweet and obedient, but the child is trained either way.

August 2014
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