Instilling Initiative in Our...

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A question we are often asked is, “How do we teach our children to be industrious/assume responsibility/do their duty/be independent/have initiative, etc.?” Having successfully gone through this phase in raising our children, the question that is of more concern to me is this: how do we bring parents to the place where they see the need to instill these qualities in their children? Most parents take too much for granted. I have known several people who purchased a new lawn mower or generator and, assuming it was ready to run, cranked it up and promptly burnt it up, not knowing… Read More
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Trusting and Supporting Our Children's Choices

Trusting and Supporting Our Children’s Choices

Michael Pearl and Debi Pearl

Training children to make wise decisions requires everything you have.

August 2013
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Learn to Choose WIsely

Learn to Choose Wisely

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

My goal is to train my children to perceive the value of wise choices.

August 2013
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Reaching the Heart

Reaching the Heart

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Providing a sanctified environment is not enough.

August 2013
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Two young girls and their mom making biscuits

The Well

Debi Pearl

Training means instructing a child in how to master the issues of life.

February 2013
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Small girl asking why

Why?

Michael Pearl

When I tell my 4-year-old son to do something, his first response is always, “Why?” How should I deal with this issue?

February 2013
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Young girl painting an egg

What Is Creativity and Is It Important?

Debi Pearl

Are you homeschooling your child in a way that cultivates creativity or that stifles it?

February 2013
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US Weather Map illustration

School Adventures

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

School is fun when you look at it as an adventure in discovery and learning.

February 2013
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Young girl with a box of fabric

The Power of a Box

Debi Pearl

My whole life of creativity, writing, art, homeschooling, and child training reflects those wonderful boxes of opportunity.

February 2013
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The Miller family of Cane Creek

Only One Life

Ben Sargent

“Only one life twill soon be past; only what’s done for Christ will last.” C.T. Studd

February 2013
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Living Large

Living Large

Karen Sargent

We all want the best for our children. We want them to be used by God to do great things, to be world-changers and make a difference in eternity. But these things don’t happen by accident; they are planned for, prayed for, and worked toward.

December 2012
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