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At what age should I start disciplining my children? At what age should I start homeschooling? At what age should I begin teaching my children to work? You must start training your children one year before their first birthday, because if you don’t, they will be trained without your input. A sapling grows the way you bend it. But if you don’t bend it, it will grow and take shape just the same, though not as you would have it. It will be shaped by the prevailing winds, which, you can be sure, never blow in the right direction. From… Read More
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Six Ways Parents Destroy Their Children Without Trying

Michael Pearl

It is difficult to train up a child in the way he should go, and some very good and sincere people fail.

December 2012
74 comments
When Dad's Away, Boys Need More Than Play

When Dad’s Away, Boys Need More Than Play

Chasity Akiki

How do you keep your boys busy? What kind of work or activities can I give my boys? How do I raise my son to be a man when his dad works away from home all day?

December 2012
7 comments
Michael and Debi Pearl: NOW

Answering Homeschool Questions

Debi Pearl

For school to be successful, children must enjoy it.

December 2012
16 comments

Go, and Sneer No More

Debi Pearl

How can a man truly love a woman who treats him with disdain and disapproval? The recipe for a good marriage doesn’t include a pinch of scorn.

October 2012
25 comments
Daddy's Pride & Joy

Daddy’s Pride and Joy

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Make sure your kids know that you are proud of them in the little things, so they will want to make you proud in the big things.

October 2012
1 comment

Where Are the Men When You Need One?

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

The girls are ready, trained, and waiting for their man to come find them, but the men are not finding them. Why?

August 2012
28 comments

My Mama Adores My Daddy

Debi Pearl

The following was written 12 years ago when Amy (Amy’s parents are on the cover) was four years old.

August 2012
1 comment

A Generation Later

Michael Pearl

Kids are made of rubber. They bounce back if we don’t get frustrated and throw them away.

August 2012
6 comments

The Confidence to Try

Michael Pearl

One of the greatest disservices we can ever do to our children is to blunt their need to try.

August 2012
1 comment

Respecting Your Little Ones

Michael Pearl

Be careful to never betray their trust, to never be the source of consternation or fear.

August 2012
1 comment