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Too Young to Spank?

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When is a child too young to spank? The answer is obviously dependent on your definition of the word “spank.” Some parents practice spanking in a manner that is inappropriate for any child at any age. They strike out in anger and seek to punish the child for the offense the bad behavior has caused them. This is unacceptable at any age, but it is especially egregious when directed at very young and immature children. Spanking at any age should only be administered by those who have a proper philosophy of spanking and are not emotionally-driven. Our booklet Biblical Chastisement… 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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Birthday Toolbox

Michael Pearl

Yesterday I saw child training at its best. The fact that it was my own son-in-law training my favorite grandkid amplifies the pleasure. For his third birthday, Lincoln received a toolbox—a real toolbox that any man would covet, one that … Read more

August 2020
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Hammering Home a Truth

Michael Pearl

When you train a boy to use a hammer, when he is old he will know how to use a hammer. After 49 years of child training and 30 years of teaching others, I can testify to the absolute truth … Read more

June 2020
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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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Autism

Debi Pearl

What exactly is autism? What does it do to the brain? What can we do to stop the growing numbers? And once a child is diagnosed with autism, what can be done to help the child overcome some of the difficulties associated with it? I have plowed through a mountain of information and will give you the best I have found…

August 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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Rescued Raptor

Ashley Pearl

Ever since I was a young girl, I wanted a raptor (bird of prey) for a pet. I just never thought it would be a vulture. Yep, you heard me right. I have a pet vulture.

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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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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