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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Depression Grooving Research

Debi Pearl

Science has proven that there is no such thing as “can’t help it.” Mike and I knew all through these 50 years of counseling, but what could we say to someone who came to us for help? Call them a liar? Tell them they could help it if they’d just repent and turn to God? In most cases they were too entrenched behind the wall of inability and victimhood. Oh, the beauty of having a new weapon against this age old self-deception. Now we can say, “Let’s go get a scan of your brain. I’m paying.”

August 2018
4 comments
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
4 comments
happy kids

Steps to Obedience

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

No! This command is much needed, but can be so overused that the child never listens to it.

October 2014
7 comments
Training Toddlers

Training Toddlers

Leah Spina

Training toddlers can be exhausting, but the present and future rewards are worth it!

March 2012
14 comments
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
15 comments

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
2 comments

Attention!

Teresa Ware

How do you train your children to talk one at a time when they all want your attention at once?

June 2008
3 comments

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

Self-Control

Michael Pearl

Two-year-old Johnny was sitting in his mother’s lap at the kitchen table. He reached for a dish of steamed squash, but his mother pulled him back and said “No.” He twisted his shoulders back and forth as if to break her grasp, and then he defiantly slapped the table with the palm of his hand.

June 2000
0 comments

My Little Knuckle-Head

Michael Pearl

A little knuckle-head came to visit me the other day. I call him knuckle-head because he is the type that makes people want to give him a rap on the head with their knuckles.

November 1998
2 comments