Brain Grooving

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Animal studies have shown that newborn mice must experience whisker sensation in the first few days of life to enable them to develop normal sensorimotor skills. Cats must be allowed normal visual input during their first three months or their vision will be permanently impaired. Monkeys need consistent social contact during their first six months or they will end up extremely emotionally disturbed. The same critical periods appear to hold for human development (ZeroToThree.org). From the very first moments of your child’s life, his brain is being molded into who and what he will become. Thoughts and actions that are… Read More
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Brain Grooving

Debi Pearl

From the very first moments of your child’s life, his brain is being molded into who and what he will become.

April 2018
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Adrenaline Rush

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Of special concern is how we as parents help our sons survive the most powerful force of their growing-up years that they will ever encounter;the girl-crazy years.

June 2009
2 comments

Making a Fish Trap

Gabriel Pearl

What does an old sock full of dog food and a roll of rabbit cage wire have in common?

August 2007
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A Mother Asks

Michael Pearl

…In recent weeks things have escalated into what can almost be described as full-fledged gang war between the older and the younger boys…

January 1998
4 comments

In Defense of Boys—Again

Michael Pearl

You are not alone. We have received several letters from confused readers. However, for every confused reader there were ten who found solace in knowing their boys didn’t have a Hyper Horrible disorder.

July 1997
5 comments

Rowdy Boys

Michael Pearl

Question: Do you have any cures for rowdy boys during school? It’s almost always in fun, but is always disruptive.”

June 1997
13 comments

A Whole Boy

Debi Pearl

As I look at the woman sitting opposite me, the twisting of her hands, the set of her shoulders, and the stress on her face tells me she is willing to do anything I suggest.

June 1997
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