Sissy Sensitive Son

By
"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
Sorted by date.

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
2 comments

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
0 comments

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
1 comment

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
5 comments
You Don't Have to Yell

You Don’t Have to Yell

Kelsie Steele

As the momma, you have the primary role in influencing the home atmosphere. Consistent choices to be patient and calm will yield beautiful rewards.

October 2016
6 comments
The Great Grandma Caper

The Great Grandma Caper

Debi Pearl

When I was a little girl, maybe about seven years old, it was decided that I would go stay with what we called my “town Mama Granny” for a week. Everyone agreed it would be a good adventure for my summer vacation.

October 2016
0 comments
Why I Don't Have Fat Kids

Why I Don’t Have Fat Kids

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

As a kid I was trained to eat to live, not live to eat. I was taught that food makes your body healthy or unhealthy, lean or fat, that overeating was gluttony and gross.

June 2016
4 comments
But I Wanted to Ask Mr. Pearl

But I Wanted to Ask Mr. Pearl

Michael Pearl

How can we minister as a family when we live out in the country and rarely encounter unsaved people?

June 2016
1 comment
How to Teach Your Children to Know God

How to Teach Your Children to Know God

Debi Pearl

I have been reading the book of Joshua this week. The stories are a powerful reminder of who God is as we see how he reacts to situations in the life of his people.

June 2016
0 comments
This I Have Observed

This I Have Observed

Michael Pearl

Every family I meet, be they delightfully exemplary or sadly dysfunctional, provokes me to analyze what they did right or wrong that brought them to this place in life.

June 2016
1 comment