Angry Child

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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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Poor little fat girl

Debi Pearl

Life has enough temptations and challenges without creating another one. Being fat is a battle that need never be fought. Your baby deserves to be spared that battle.

April 2004
9 comments

Another Generation

Michael Pearl

Just the other day, Deb discovered the article “Of Utmost Concern,” written 9 years ago, back when we first started the No Greater Joy publication. When she read it to me, she wept with joy and thanks-giving, and, I must admit, I teared up, too. None of our children were married then.

February 2004
1 comment

Church Youth Group

Michael Pearl

Dear Pearls,
We homeschool our three children. Now that the oldest one has turned 13, we feel under some pressure for him to participate with the church youth and their weekend retreats.

June 2003
40 comments

To Teach or Not to Teach?

Michael Pearl

Dear Debi,
We have read your thoughts on the woman never being the spiritual leader in her home (not leading the kids in Bible studies, etc., even if Dad doesn’t do it), but in one of your books or tapes, Michael…

June 2003
6 comments

Other Children Changing Your Child’s Destiny

Debi Pearl

…Did you ever experience this as you raised your children around other families? I feel sort of hopeless, that I will never find friends who hold the same conservative values and who train their children…

June 2003
2 comments

Low Self-Esteem

Michael Pearl

My 9-year-old son has low self-esteem. He expects too much of himself. He feels rejected. We have never talked down to him, although there have been others who have expressed that they did not want him around.

June 2003
8 comments

Different Techniques to Control Parents

Michael Pearl

…Children (as well as adults) throw fits as a means of controlling the actions of others. Your daughter screams and runs away because it works in reducing the pain…

June 2003
3 comments

Russian Invasion

Michael Pearl

The Russians are coming again! Two wonderfully ornery, hyperactive, attention-needing, hardworking, hard-playing, easy to get along with, thirteen-year-old orphan boys from Russia.

April 2003
0 comments

THREE CHEERS

Michael Pearl

I am impressed. I am impressed with my Heavenly Father. He has done what he said he would do and a whole lot more!

June 2002
1 comment

Male? Female? Neuter?

TJ

While translating the book of Proverbs into Lao, questions arose among my co-workers and proofreaders as to why wisdom is often referred to in the female gender…

June 2002
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