Homeschooled kids

Cloistered Homeschool Syndrome

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The Foger family came to stay with us one spring about 12 years ago while they were on furlough from Mozambique. Their eighth child was soon to be delivered. Although I had just met the family, I was highly impressed by them. The oldest daughter, 19 years old, was a joyful, hardworking, energetic, blue-eyed beauty. The next, a 17 year old son, was cut in the mold of his father, dedicated, reserved, and very mission-minded. The five other children were 13 years old and younger. The family sang together with strong, forceful voices, no bashfulness among them. The two oldest… Read More

Observing the Process

Rebekah Rising

At four years old, my son was letting me know that he was ready to learn how to read.

June 2018
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Homeschool Adventure: Playing Possum

Debi Pearl

Some years ago, Mike came home from preaching at the prison really riled up. I thought something bad must have gone down with the inmates. After he calmed down Mike told me, “I will never again ride down to the … Read more

June 2018
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Training Babies

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

How do you raise hardworking, cheerful children who look for ways to serve those around them? It’s easy when you start on day one. The day they are born, training begins.

June 2018
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Teaching Thankfulness

Michael Pearl

If children do not see the connection between what you provide and their consumption, they will not be appreciative.

June 2018
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A Dip to Remember

Nathan Pearl

How does someone get to the strange and ridiculous perspective that they need not fear authority at all?

June 2018
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Cell Phones, Addictions & Rage: The Bitter Truth

Anonymous

My son is a wonderful kid and a bright student. He is loving and caring… at least, he was until I took his phone away this morning.

April 2018
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A Letter from Mr. Visionary

A friend of the ministry

I have come to realize that as I continue on my dream-journey with a good wife who supports me, well, God is good!

April 2018
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The Nature of Man and Woman

Beth Determan

Learning to trust my husband was the beginning. Letting him lead, hearing the words come out of my mouth, “I fully, 100% trust you with my family, with the decisions that need to be made, with however you feel like we should do,” was giving him back his manhood.

April 2018
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Brain Grooving

Debi Pearl

From the very first moments of your child’s life, his brain is being molded into who and what he will become.

April 2018
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Speaking Your Children Up

Michael Pearl

A child accepts the definition of self that is imposed upon him by his caretakers. He has no other way of knowing who he is. Children see their reflection in the eyes of others. There is nothing more influential on … Read more

February 2018
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