“The” Wedding

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Our last daughter, Shoshanna, 20 years old, has joined the ranks of her married sisters. She is now Shoshanna Easling (husband James). There are weddings, and then there was Shanna’s wedding. Some called it a production, others an experience they will never forget; everyone said it was the only three-hour wedding they ever attended that they were sorry to see end. Shoshanna was beautiful. But that didn’t help the groom any. The groom’s father addressed the wedding attendees, disclosing to them that he had invested in his son, extolling all his skills of mountain climbing and rappelling, airplane piloting, wrestling,… Read More
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Does Your Kid Hate Homeschooling?

Does Your Kid Hate Homeschooling?

Debi Pearl and Friends

Do some of your children hate school? If so, it is probably because what is being taught does not translate into real life; it is not favorable to producing creative thinkers, entrepreneurs, nor does it provoke kids to love work and assume responsibility.

December 2012
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Jerry Balding teaching through Good & Evil

It’s Time

Debi Pearl

In just a few years, the story on pages 315-318 of the Good & Evil book has been repeated in the lives of millions of people in over 40 different language groups. In America families are buying cases of Good … Read more

October 2012
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Mommy, What’s a Manifesto?

Rachael Valet

The obviousness of the child training principles, along with Mike’s sometimes obnoxious wit, was just what our family needed to really solidify some of the basic mindset of the need for consistency and what it looks like.

August 2012
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In the News

In the News

Debi Pearl

You will never know how difficult it has been on the old boy … and he did it for you!

February 2012
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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
The Happy Child

The Happy Child

Jennifer Brooks

“I love you”, “thank you”, “why can’t you be as happy as me?”

January 2012
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Come to the Waters

Come to the Waters

Michael Pearl

I have to admit that I am surprised at the delightful fruit I see across the board in the homeschool movement. It just gets better.

January 2012
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Corn Fest Fun

Corn Fest Fun!

Michael Pearl

Our first annual Cane Creek Corn Fest was a day FILLED with fun. While the corn harvest was great, the harvest of grace was even greater. Mike reflects on the quality of the crop.

December 2011
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We Go to Them

Debi Pearl

Shad Williams was transformed by the gospel. He was one of Mike’s ‘running buddies’ as they ministered to sailors and Marines en route to Vietnam. Shad and Sheila Williams still share that message of hope all over the world.

October 2011
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Flowers

The Flower House

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

A little patient parental flexibility can go a long way towards encouraging the creativity of children. Learn about Shalom’s girlhood flower houses and pretend meals served to her loving parents.

October 2011
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