Angry protesting little boy wearing newspaper hat

Child Training Marathon Revisited...

It was a busy, trying time for them, preparing meals and hauling us around from town to town, with meetings every night and sometimes all day. They urged us to be diligent in observing their every act and response, sharing any insights that might be helpful in improving their child training techniques. If an occasion arose and we didn’t speak out, they brought it to our attention and asked how and what should be done. This family meant business. When we arrived, we assumed they must be having problems with their teenagers, since parents usually don’t panic until they have… Read More
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A Wise, Older Couple is Troubled at What They Saw

Debi Pearl

Dear Pearls, We recently visited a family who follow your teachings to a “T.” The children are very well behaved. But I wondered if you’ve ever had anyone overdo it?

April 2002

Lady With a Lot of Questions

Debi Pearl

Lady With A Lot of Questions

November 2000

The Will To Dominate

Michael Pearl

The following article deals with a very important subject that we have touched on before but never discussed in detail—a child’s will to dominate. I chose this letter because it so clearly represents the many letters we receive.

August 2000

Questions Answered

Michael Pearl

Dear Michael and Debi Pearl,
I am a young mom with four small children (ages 5 and under.) I am still learning so much as I have been a selfish mom and wife in the past.

April 2000


Michael Pearl

A young father dropped by to confer with one of my sons on some item of business. His little boy, not yet two years old, wandered over to the toy box and began to drag out all manner of interesting animals and colorful, noise-making contraptions.

April 2000

The Goo-Goo Lady

Michael Pearl

I may be just fifteen months old, but I am not as dumb as my muttering makes me look. After all, I’m learning the King’s English from adults that all talk like babies.

February 2000

How Early Should I Start Training?

Michael Pearl

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?

February 2000

Infant Manifesto

Michael Pearl

To all you little kids out there, I would like to lend my advice on how to train your Mommies and Daddies. Let me tell you, this is easier than you think.

August 1999

Rodless Training

Michael Pearl

“Is there a way to train children if you are prevented from Biblical application of the rod?” The Bible says, “Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him (Proverbs 22:15).”

June 1999

My Two Cents

Debi Pearl

At least 3 people a day write and ask me what my views are on breast feeding.

June 1999