The Will To Dominate

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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. Though this mother has a good attitude and represents her responses as calm and controlled, she has failed to properly train. She is perplexed because her younger daughter is not so dominant. She feels there is something different about this one. All children occasionally manifest a will to dominate, but only a few are as intense as this child. Things can get… Read More
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How to Instill the Joy of Giving in our Children

Wanda Kinsinger

When our oldest was seven and our youngest was four, I started a new tradition for our family Christmas—a tradition of giving. It can be difficult for youngsters to realize that Christmas is about more than getting gifts. Their little … Read more

October 2020
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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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The Parental Root

Michael Pearl

Letter From a Wife Now I will convey to you the complications I seem to have with rearing my three children. I praise our Lord for a wonderful Christian home. But with the struggles of each day, the varying differences … Read more

December 2017
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Cake Covered in Grace

Michael Pearl

I realized again that when children are reared in an atmosphere of blessedness, you will never have to worry that they might drift from their moorings.

October 2017
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The Two-Brained Kid

Michael Pearl

Just the other day, I heard an old mule trainer make one of the wisest statements about child training I have ever heard. He was not talking about children; he was talking about one of the most notoriously stubborn animals … Read more

June 2017
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No More Bondage to FEAR

No More Bondage to FEAR

Michael Pearl

Don’t buy the line that brokenness or weakness is inherited personality. It is all in the kind of example you lay down and how you respond to them.

December 2015
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Jeremiah and Penelope

Jeremiah and Penelope

Michael Pearl

Eight-year-old Jeremiah was being impatient with his four-year-old sister, Penelope, and talking to her like she was stupid. I said, “Jeremiah, you are being impatient and rude to your sister. When people do or say dumb things, and we feel … Read more

December 2014
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When Dirty Diapers Land on Your Head

When Dirty Diapers Land on Your Head

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

“Why is God allowing this to happen to ME?”

June 2013
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Easling garden

Feed the Children

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

People ask me how I get my kids to eat veggies. Well, mostly they eat them because that is what I feed them!

April 2013
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The Box

The Box

Author unknown

A classic we thought you’d enjoy!

October 2012
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