Angry Child

I do have a question. How do I deal with an angry child? When he doesn't get his way, when I fix a breakfast he's not fond of, he acts angry and blames me. He often tells me that spankings only makes him angrier. What am I missing? CH There is only one reason that he would express anger when he did not get his way; because such displays have, at least occasionally, caused him to get his way. He is manipulating you. The fact that he continues to do it tells me that it occasionally works. You give in.… Read More
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God Defines a Good Person: Three Needful Things

God Defines a Good Person: Three Needful Things

Debi Pearl

God has shown us what is good and what is required of us. So much of our religion is not required by God; some of it is not even good.

August 2016
Why I Don't Have Fat Kids

Why I Don’t Have Fat Kids

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

As a kid I was trained to eat to live, not live to eat. I was taught that food makes your body healthy or unhealthy, lean or fat, that overeating was gluttony and gross.

June 2016
Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Debi Pearl

Why did this happen? Why do some young adults manifest disrespect and dishonor? How can a parent do everything right and still suffer rebellion in their teenagers?

April 2016
Confidence When Facing Temptation

Confidence When Facing Temptation

No Greater Joy Ministries

They never used the term, but looking back I was being taught a form of “sin management” and was never given hope that I could be free from this sin.

December 2015
Calling All Teenagers

Calling All Teenagers

Rebekah Rising

Calling all teenagers…normal, healthy, smart, beautiful, talented, needed, wonderful…hey, I’m talking to you! Tandy was twelve years old when the first boy gave her “the look” that sent a thrill right down her backbone.

October 2015
Don't Give Up on the Prodigal

Don’t Give Up on the Prodigal

Michael Pearl

What is to be done when grown children have turned away from all that parents hold dear? How can flawed parents make an eternal difference in the lives of wayward children? Be encouraged. There’s hope!

December 2011
Little blonde haired girl with her hands on her head

ESP Training—Explain, Show, Practice!

Kim Doebler

There are MANY temptations to wiggle and giggle when it would be better for a little one to remain quiet and still. Get proactive! This exercise helps children gain impulse control in those circumstances.

February 2011

Adrenaline Rush

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Of special concern is how we as parents help our sons survive the most powerful force of their growing-up years that they will ever encounter;the girl-crazy years.

June 2009
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

Learning With a Purpose

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

I am a young mother and just beginning my homeschooling years. I am learning as I go along. Every day has new challenges. I have been working with Gracie, my oldest child who is now three years old, from the time she was a baby.

June 2008