Sissy Sensitive Son

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"I have a ten-year-old son who is more sensitive than most other boys. He is easily offended and does not play well with boys his own age. He is afraid to try new things. I think he is afraid of failing. Just yesterday, a friend of mine told me that I protect my son too much. We talked about it, and she said more. She said he was weak and needed to be tougher. I asked her why she waited so long to tell me this, and she said she was afraid of offending me. I probably would have been… Read More
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The Rod and Reproof

The Rod and Reproof

Michael Pearl

The progressive secularists intimidate parents with assertions that spanking children causes them to use violence to solve problems. It is stated so many times and with such conviction that parents who should know better have suffered an erosion of their confidence.

October 2015
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More Than Controlling Their Behavior

More Than Controlling Their Behavior

Michael Pearl

As parents, we want to control the behavior of our children, but there is a danger of becoming content with outward obedience while failing to reach their hearts. We must, by various means, constrain our children to obey, but it should always be with an eye toward conditioning them to desire the joy of wholesome obedience and conformity to the rules that govern family and community.

October 2015
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Foolishness or Wisdom

Foolishness or Wisdom

Debi Pearl

In every group of children you will discover a wide spectrum of behavioral issues. Among these is the most disturbing of all, the foolish child.

August 2015
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Spank as a Last Resort

Spank as a Last Resort

Michael Pearl

When a spat or spanking is in order, it is not a last resort; it is a God-given tool to put the finishing touches on an eternal soul.

August 2015
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Ahab the Mariner Mouse

Ahab the Mariner Mouse

Michael Pearl

I picked up a little toy boat that the children play with in the pool and shoved it over to the desperate mouse. He climbed aboard to the cheers of Penelope.

August 2015
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Big Papa Pearl fishing with the grandkids

Great Reward

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

My parents put us children first. They used each opportunity that was given to them to mold us in love, and now with their faithful example I am striving to do the same.

May 2015
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Jeremiah and Penelope

Waddle Like a Penguin

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

I would walk behind the seed dropper and waddle like a penguin. My little feet pushed the soil over the seeds and lightly packed it. The feeling of success and accomplishment was overflowing.

May 2015
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Pearl family back in the good ol' days

Getting to Know Us

Michael Pearl

This is the welcome from our first-ever newsletter, printed in May 1995.

May 2015
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Attack on Traditional Child Training

Attack on Traditional Child Training

Michael Pearl

Taken from a new chapter in the upcoming 21st Anniversary Edition of To Train Up a Child

February 2015
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Give Attendance to Reading

Give Attendance to Reading

Debi Pearl

There are paths we choose in life that forever change our destiny. Sometimes the choices seem small, even insignificant, such as becoming friends with someone, speaking negatively about another, or getting too involved in an activity. Sometimes it is our … Read more

February 2015
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