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Six Ways Parents Destroy...

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God promises, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6). Parents, who see one of their children hit the fan, often have a hard time appreciating this verse. In fact, as the homeschool movement ages there are more and more parents claiming the verse does not mean what it says, because it didn’t hold true in their experience. Here are just a few of the reasons a child is lost to the world and how parents caused it to happen without even trying. I say “without trying” because ... Read More
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Questions and Answers

Debi Pearl

Did you keep your baby in the same room with you when cooking or cleaning, or did you leave her to play alone? Debi Answers I enjoyed my baby being a part of my life, so from the beginning I … Read more

December 2017
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Let There Be Peace (Not Pieces)

Debi Pearl

This is the story of two border collies, both trying to protect my doomed chickens. Actually, the chickens and dogs illustrate a more pertinent truth about peace. I was trying to work at the computer one fall day when I … Read more

December 2017
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The Parental Root

Michael Pearl

Letter From a Wife Now I will convey to you the complications I seem to have with rearing my three children. I praise our Lord for a wonderful Christian home. But with the struggles of each day, the varying differences … Read more

December 2017
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Teens Preparing for Responsibility

Debi Pearl

Wise teens will be constantly preparing for what amounts to survival in this uncertain world.

October 2017
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Cake Covered in Grace

Michael Pearl

I realized again that when children are reared in an atmosphere of blessedness, you will never have to worry that they might drift from their moorings.

October 2017
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Mirror Children

Debi Pearl

Raising children in today’s evil times is not for the lazy, indifferent, or casual parent who is swept along with the flow of society—even Christian society.

October 2017
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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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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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Two Year Old Trouble

Michael Pearl

A Reader Asks My son is 2 years and 10 months. He is a bright, affectionate, patient, obedient child. Or at least he was until about 3–4 weeks ago. At that point he decided to start fighting me on EVERYTHING. … Read more

February 2017
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Seven Things I See

Michael Pearl and Debi Pearl

We are now old and full of years. It is different than we supposed. Our souls—who we are—haven’t aged at all, and we are not alone in that. All my life I have heard the elderly speak of their aging … Read more

December 2016
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