Sissy Sensitive Son

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"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
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Being a Grandparent

Michael Pearl

You thought you were done with the responsibilities of raising kids, but no. Your role has changed, but it is as important as ever. You have graduated to be a “super parent,” also called a grand parent, meaning “higher rank.” … Read more

June 2020
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The Three Types of Men: Junior-Size

Michael Pearl, Debi Pearl and Karen Sargent

Just like there are three types of men, boys all tend toward one personality type. Here’s how to tell what natural inclinations your son has, and how you can guide him to become the man God wants him to be.

June 2019
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The Boys of Boston Shall Lead Us

Debi Pearl

Through a study done in the 1970s, we learned the single most determining factor in how to have a happy life.

February 2019
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Raising Boys Who Raise Cain

Michael Pearl

My sons both have streaks of Command Man in them and have recently begun to assert themselves, and the conflict has resulted in them having bad attitudes. Where do I draw the line between raising a young man with King-type personality traits and excusing an overly dominant son without proper respect for authority?

October 2018
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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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Little Man: Then and Now

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Then A father has no greater joy than to have his son look up at him with a smile and say, “Da-da.” Every day when Justin gets home from work, our son Parker, who will soon be one year old, … Read more

February 2018
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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
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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
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Mother and children flying a kite

Yes Daddies and Amen Mamas

Michael Pearl

You cannot be the No Daddy; you must be the Go Daddy. Don’t just fence him off from evil influences; open the door to a world that is more exciting and promising than anything the world has to offer.

March 2012
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Knittin’ Nate

Knittin’ Nate

Debi Pearl

“But he is MY son, and he is knitting; who taught my son to knit?”

January 2012
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