Instilling Initiative in Our...

A question we are often asked is, “How do we teach our children to be industrious/assume responsibility/do their duty/be independent/have initiative, etc.?” Having successfully gone through this phase in raising our children, the question that is of more concern to me is this: how do we bring parents to the place where they see the need to instill these qualities in their children? Most parents take too much for granted. I have known several people who purchased a new lawn mower or generator and, assuming it was ready to run, cranked it up and promptly burnt it up, not knowing… Read More
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Show Me: Gratefulness

Debi Pearl

Have you ever given a gift to a young teen and watched her face draw up with an expression that was half irritation and half mockery, vividly showing her disdain for your stupid choice?

October 2007

The Salvation of Children

Michael Pearl

My kids are 6 and 8 years old and are not saved. How do I explain the plan of salvation without “scaring” them into a false sense of security?

August 2007

A Thankful Heart

Nathan Pearl

Children Learn Heart Attitudes from Mom and Dad’s Actions

June 2007

Daddy’s Little Man

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

James, my husband, and Jeremiah James, our 19-month-old son, are two peas in a pod; they are together all the time, either working or playing.

June 2007


Shalom (Pearl) Brand

My husband is a mechanic, and in his line of work he meets all kinds of different people, because everybody needs their car worked on at one time or another. There are at least two kinds of people, the thankful and the unthankful.

June 2007

Tumbling Tots

Michael Pearl

You can learn a great deal about child training from watching other parents relate to their children.

February 2007

Keeping Your Children First

Gabriel Pearl

It’s our duty as parents to surround our children with healthy activities and friends.

October 2006
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What does it mean to be a Man?

Michael Pearl

It’s time to draw the line between boys and men.

August 2006
A happy young child smiling

Too Young to Spank?

Michael Pearl

When is a child too young to spank? The answer is obviously dependent on your definition of the word “spank.”

June 2006

Sweet Kids

Rebekah Rising

How do you make your children get along?

April 2006