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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… Read More
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Our Homeschooling Journey Begins

Wanda Kinsinger

When our adopted children were ages eight, six, and almost-six, we moved to South Korea for my husband’s work. Prior to this time, James, our eight-year-old, had begun homeschooling, but I had not yet started any formal schooling with the … Read more

June 2021
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A Walk Through Our Archives

Debi Pearl and Shalom (Pearl) Brand

The Ant by Shalom (Pearl) Brand There once was an ant named Christa-Christa (Gracie’s favorite name), who lived on a very big farm. One morning in early Spring, when the dew was still on the leaves, Christa-Christa headed out her … Read more

June 2021
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An Unexpected Road to Success

Wanda Kinsinger

Nobody wants to fail. We spend a lot of energy and effort in avoiding failure. We often associate it with being a bad thing. But what if failure is not really failure? What if we could arm our children with … Read more

April 2021
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Once Upon A Time…

Hannah Schrock

Growing up, Mama had a system and it worked to bring peace and stability to our large and growing family. Nearly every day when the clock rolled around to 4 pm, Mama would have us all start getting ready for … Read more

April 2021
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Once Upon a Time – How We Became Bakers

Hannah Schrock

“You girls should start a baking business!” Mom said for the thirty-fourth time in the past three years. My stomach felt a little uneasy, and the dull November chill outside didn’t help. But my mind was compelling me. It could … Read more

February 2021
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Landon is Learning to Create a Beautiful Brain

No Greater Joy Ministries

My kids are famous for being screamers. I mean the LOUD, embarrassing, over-the-top, uncontrollable shrieks. They were quick to anger and always shut down when we tried to train. Four kids under four is not easy. I did not come … Read more

October 2020
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December 2020 Calendar

Debi Pearl

The Brain Changer Game Landon has always had a lack of willingness to communicate. At the ripe age of 5 he had developed the habit of seldom looking anyone in the eye. He also never responded when spoken to and … Read more

October 2020
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How to Instill the Joy of Giving in our Children

Wanda Kinsinger

When our oldest was seven and our youngest was four, I started a new tradition for our family Christmas—a tradition of giving. It can be difficult for youngsters to realize that Christmas is about more than getting gifts. Their little … Read more

October 2020
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Adoption is a Redemption Story

Wanda Kinsinger

Adoption is a redemption story. It is a reflection of our own adoption into God’s family. When we can relate with our adopted children regarding our own adoption in Christ, we come to better understand what God desires for us … Read more

August 2020
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Interacting With Your Children

Michael Pearl and Debi Pearl

It is easy to recognize when a child has had significant interaction with his parents. His eyes are bright and alive with the pleasure of everything happening around him. He is always “in the way,” not wanting to be left … Read more

August 2020
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