03-WeSayGoodMorning

We Say Good Morning

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Live and learn. Five-year-old Jeremiah stayed with us for four days while his parents attended a funeral out of state. He is a very sound sleeper. Nothing wakes him once he goes out. Just tell him to lie down and in one minute he goes bye bye. But he sometimes wets his bed during the night, so his mother has him sleep in an absorbent garment made for older kids who wet themselves. The first morning, as he got up and was stepping out of his pull up diaper, I said, “Did you wet yourself?” As he pushed his absorbent garment to ... Read More
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When Dad's Away, Boys Need More Than Play

When Dad’s Away, Boys Need More Than Play

Chasity Akiki

How do you keep your boys busy? What kind of work or activities can I give my boys? How do I raise my son to be a man when his dad works away from home all day?

December 2012
7 comments
Mother and children flying a kite

Yes Daddies and Amen Mamas

Michael Pearl

You cannot be the No Daddy; you must be the Go Daddy. Don’t just fence him off from evil influences; open the door to a world that is more exciting and promising than anything the world has to offer.

March 2012
2 comments
Knittin’ Nate

Knittin’ Nate

Debi Pearl

“But he is MY son, and he is knitting; who taught my son to knit?”

January 2012
5 comments
03-WeSayGoodMorning

We Say Good Morning

Michael Pearl

How do YOU greet each new day? Does the dawn find you pressed to meet deadlines, tackle chores and get everyone else going? Michael Pearl gains a new perspective from his five-year-old grandson, Jeremiah.

June 2011
19 comments
01-Like Father Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

Michael Pearl

The other day, I was downtown, which, in our neck of the woods, means two blocks of stores on the highway and half of them empty. I had gassed up at one of the two stations and I was about to get into my car when I noticed a duo emerge from the store.

February 2010
11 comments
Adrenaline Rush

Adrenaline Rush

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Of special concern is how we as parents help our sons survive the most powerful force of their growing-up years that they will ever encounter;the girl-crazy years.

June 2009
2 comments
01-Jeremiah the Fisherman

Jeremiah the Fisherman

Michael Pearl

I will admit it. Everybody in the family knows it, so it is time I state it publicly. I do have a favorite grandkid. It’s Jeremiah, and he is three years old.

June 2009
1 comment
01-Whos the man

Who’s The Man?

Gabriel Pearl

There’s an aura that can’t be touched or seen that makes a father appear the most powerful, smartest, fastest, and wisest person on the earth.

August 2008
0 comments
01-Hands on Boys

Hands-On Boys

The Otto Brothers

Most men work with their hands. Even whose who are stuck with an office job tinker around with a lawn mower or garden on the weekends.

August 2008
1 comment
Burning hot coals

Burning Coals

Steven Brooks

Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned? Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned? So he that goeth in to his neighbor’s wife; whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent.

June 2008
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