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Ideas We Love: The Week
August 15, 2017

Hello, Everyone, my name is Kaylee Rodrigues. I am 16 years old and I come from a large family of 12 children, counting me! I am going to tell you how my sweet mama makes each of us children feel … Read more

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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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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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Abusive Husband

Debi Pearl

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

August 1999
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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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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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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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Cloistered Homeschool Syndrome

Michael Pearl

The Foger family came to stay with us one spring about 12 years ago while they were on furlough from Mozambique.

August 2008
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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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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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Making a Difference

Debi Pearl

49,246 Libyans read the Bible story online this year in Arabic. We were shocked and delighted when we discovered that nearly 50,000 people in Libya, a Muslim country of 6.5 million people, supposedly closed to the gospel, had visited GoodandEvilbook.com … Read more

August 2017
the week

Ideas We Love: The Week

Kaylee and Nurie (Guest Author)

Hello, Everyone, my name is Kaylee Rodrigues. I am 16 years old and I come from a large family of 12 children, counting me! I am going to tell you how my sweet mama makes each of us children feel … Read more

August 2017
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From Our Mailbox

Debi Pearl

Dear Mrs. Pearl, I am 14 years old, and I have a question concerning hearing the voice of God. I think that God has told me a young man in our church is going to be my husband one day. … Read more

August 2017
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Lifestyle Homeschooling

Michael Pearl

My little buddy Jeremiah, now 12 years old, has been by my side most of the week, helping in significant ways. Just yesterday we were cleaning up the shop (he loves to organize things), and his job was sorting the … Read more

August 2017
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Now Debi Has Something in Common with an Egg

Debi Pearl

A long life will provide you with a great variety of experiences. This one was not on Deb’s bucket list. She never imagined it and now assures me she will never let this happen to her again. Once was more … Read more

August 2017
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The Old Paths: Hope for the Family

Michael Pearl

Question from a Father: I have raised three girls and they all turned out well. My last child is a boy who has just turned fourteen. I am seeing signs of trouble and need some advice. I don’t think I … Read more

August 2017
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The Devil’s Hug

Michael Pearl

This article is rated R—not for children under 18, and possibly not for any unmarried person who wishes to remain in innocent ignorance. Dear Mrs. Pearl, I don’t want you to think I am dishonoring my husband. My heart is … Read more

June 2017
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From Our Mailbox: Advice from the Oldest Hikers

Monty Chipman

Dear NGJ, My husband and I have recently returned from a summer-long adventure (May–September) of hiking the Continental Divide Trail. It’s 3,000 miles long, from Mexico to Canada. We were the oldest hikers to finish the trail this year (my … Read more

June 2017
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The 2-Year-Old Terminator

Michael Pearl

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Pearl, Reading your posts about boys has encouraged me so much. I am married to a visionary (turning into a command man) and I have two little boys, a three-year-old and a two-year-old. Oh my word! … Read more

June 2017
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Working Women and Dust Pan Men?

Michael Pearl

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Pearl, First of all, praise God for Created to Be His Help Meet! A woman at my church recommended this book to me. I started reading it and it has changed my life and my marriage! … Read more

June 2017