Little blonde haired girl with her hands on her head

ESP Training—Explain, Show, Practice!

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We’ve had a lot of fun learning self-control by practicing sitting still without moving for specific amounts of time. Start with 15 seconds, set each child on their own blanket and instruct them to look straight ahead and to not move. The first time you can count the 15 seconds out loud so they can hear their progress. Each time you practice increase the time until they can sit for four minutes without moving. Once four minutes is reached then add different temptations to try to get them to turn and look or move. Some examples are: stand behind the… Read More
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Consistency

Michael Pearl

A parent describes her dilemma: “I get so frustrated with the children. No matter how many times I tell them or spank them, they just do the same thing again. We just go ’round and ’round.”

July 1995
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3-Year-Old Screamer

Michael Pearl

“My three-year-old daughter often screams when she is aggravated by the other children or when she doesn’t get her way. Is this normal? Will she grow out of it?”

July 1995
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Rule of Law

Michael Pearl

“Should a mature ten-year-old be allowed to switch a two-year-old if the mother is unavailable, for example, during a temper tantrum?”

July 1995
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Of Utmost Concern

Michael Pearl

How can it be called success if your children turn out to be part of the world’s problem rather than its cure?

May 1995
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Twinkie Twerp

Michael Pearl

My wife was standing in a yard talking to the young mother of a seven-year-old boy and two girls. The girls are fairly obedient and even tempered. But the boy…

May 1995
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Mother comforting her child

Emotional Manipulators

Michael Pearl

What irritates the mother about her child is actually a developing character flaw in the child.

May 1995
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What Age?

Michael Pearl

Because some children are ready to begin learning to read at the age of four to six, it has been accepted as the time to start all children.

April 1995
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