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No doubt about it: effectively training up children in this current society is the toughest job you’ll ever have. Their growing up is inevitable, but growing into righteous, emotionally stable, productive human beings is a miracle that requires extraordinary sacrifice, commitment, and wisdom on the part of parents. There was a time when there were small, close-knit communities composed of extended family and friends, where the church and school reflected and enforced Christian values, where children just naturally grew up to be stable and well-trained. No more. Those times are gone forever. Every government agency, form of entertainment, electronic device,… Read More
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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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