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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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
1 comment

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
0 comments

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
1 comment
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
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
2 comments
Knittin’ Nate

Knittin’ Nate

Debi Pearl

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

January 2012
5 comments

We Say Good Morning

Michael Pearl

How do YOU greet each new day? Does the dawn find you pressed to meet deadlines, tackle chores and get everyone else going? Michael Pearl gains a new perspective from his five-year-old grandson, Jeremiah.

June 2011
19 comments

Like Father, Like Son

Michael Pearl

The other day, I was downtown, which, in our neck of the woods, means two blocks of stores on the highway and half of them empty. I had gassed up at one of the two stations and I was about to get into my car when I noticed a duo emerge from the store.

February 2010
11 comments

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

Jeremiah the Fisherman

Michael Pearl

I will admit it. Everybody in the family knows it, so it is time I state it publicly. I do have a favorite grandkid. It’s Jeremiah, and he is three years old.

June 2009
2 comments
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