Angry Children

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What causes children to be angry, and how can parents address this issue? We can best understand anger in children by understanding the source of our own anger. Children get angry for the same reasons adults do. The little ones do appear to have more of a problem with anger than do adults, but only because the young ones have not yet developed the self-serving art of covering their feelings and appearing proper to others. Most of us have too much pride to display our anger publicly, so we express anger through punishing silences or quiet, biting words. Innuendos designed… Read More
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Angry little blonde-haired girl wearing orange and green

Throwing Anger in the Garbage

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

For little Laila, whining and crying was becoming a habit. Her mama, Shalom Brand, enlisted the help of big sister Gracie to make anger their common enemy. Soon they found many ways to chase away those negative responses.

June 2011
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Angry Children

Michael Pearl

When overcome with frustration, children can lash out in anger. Learn how to become your little ones’ advocate and example so that they might acquire the tools necessary to confidently face life’s difficulties.

April 2011
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A Regular Family Makes an Eternal Difference With Chichewa Good and Evil

No Greater Joy Ministries

During a recent conversation with Debi, I shared about our involvement with the Good and Evil project, translating it into the Chichewa language of Malawi, Africa. She asked me to share it with you.

June 2010
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When the Worst Happens

Michael Pearl

Sometimes our parental response to a child’s divergence into the profoundly ugly is the deciding factor as to whether it is a one-time curiosity or a permanent turn down the road to perdition.

June 2010
41 comments

Building Trust

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

In the past I have come across people, children and adults alike, that are not trustworthy. You can guarantee that they will take everything you say or do and run straight to Mom, or Pastor, and accuse the brethren.

December 2009
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Serious Smile

Michael Pearl

If you look at the quality of your trust, your smile may vanish, but if you look to the success of Him whom you trust, there will always be more than enough motivation to smile.

August 2009
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The Chinese Waitress

Freida Lansing

You can show your children how to be a real light unto this world, not just a sweet example. You can make an eternal difference.

August 2009
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Boy and Girl

Husbands and Wives in the Making

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Show your daughter how wonderful life is by being an example of joy and creativity. Treat your little boys like men, and expect manly responses. Don’t demand that they be sensitive like girls.

April 2009
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A bride with curly red hair hugs her mother

The Heart of a Joyful Mom

Jennifer (Steele) Carroll

She truly carries the joy of the Lord with her at all times, but when we were young, and because it was always lived out before us as a normal way of life, we never saw it as out of the ordinary. After all, wasn’t this the way it was supposed to be?

April 2009
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Teaching Questions

Kristen Victory

I railed against God and told Him: “You can just have my husband! I don’t care if he ever gets saved! He’ll still be good to me and our children even if he is a heathen. I QUIT!”

October 2008
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