Quoting Quiverfull: Feminism is a Nazi-Like Plot?

by Kelly Crawford from her blog Generation Cedar - Obama's Feminist Remark: It's Not About ChoiceKelly's really on a roll. Not merely content to make fun of an adult child coming to terms with possible parental abuse during homeschooled years now she's tossing about words like 'Hitler' and 'Choice' because of one short sentence uttered by the Commander in Chief, instantly invalidating her argument by the usage of the Nazis. Extremely disrespectful to anyone with Jewish heritage that may have lost family members to the camps. … [Read more...]

“Real Marriage” Review: 65 – 85, ‘The Respectful Wife’

by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons With a chapter title like that, you just know how much I loved it. I probably should have expected this chapter to be more infuriating than the one devoted to men, but I didn’t. My marginalia has a lot more “WTF” and “BS” (which stands for both bullshitand benevolent sexism; nice how that one worked out) than the last chapter did– and I wish I could talk about a lot more than I have the space for. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Do Not Be Tolerant?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Teach The DifferenceLooks like Nancy got some push back from her own readers and didn't like it very much. Not as much fun when your readers don't mirror back your own ideas and seek to flatter you, now is it Ms. Campbell? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Child Training

by Shalom Pearl Brand in No Greater Joy magazine - Steps to Obedience … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: So Victim Shaming/Blaming is Something Jesus Loves?

by Kelly Crawford on her blog Generation Cedar - Homeschool 'Victim' Shares Her StoryKelly takes a shameful dig at Cynthia Jeub and all adults that suffered abuse in their homeschooling environment before linking to another victim blamer friend Olivia Brodock of Teaching Good Things. Olivia doesn't name Cynthia or anyone else, but it's pretty obvious who she means since Cynthia's story has been so prominently featured during that time. This is clearly in response to Cynthia. Classy, Kelly, classy. Classy, Olivia, especially you using Homescoolers Anonymous own graphic in your unfunny parody. How Christian. I bet Jesus is just soo proud of you for this one.  … [Read more...]

Part 2 – Navigating the Justice System: When My Parents Went to Court

by Sarah Henderson cross posted from her blog Feminist in Spite of ThemThis part of Navigating the Justice System deals with a time in my life when my parents went to court and I didn't, but I am including it in the middle of a three part series since it hinges them together. Here is what happened when my parents went to court: … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Saying Anything About Childhood Abuse is ‘The Spirit of Ham’?

by Karen Campbell of That Mom - What Homeschooling Moms Really WantSomehow I do not think that Aretha Franklin would like this linking of her great classic song to a homeschooling mother's marginalizing childhood abuse survivors. … [Read more...]

News: Are The Duggars Against Basic Civil Rights?

by Vyckie Garrison - Founder of NLQ The Duggars, who are featured in the TV show “19 Kids and Counting,” have so far donated $10,000 toward the campaigns of the three most outspoken opponents to Fayetteville’s new Civil Rights Administration ordinance. The Duggars gave $2,000 to John La Tour, and $4,000 to both Joshua Crawford and Paul Phaenuef. … [Read more...]

Part 1 – Navigating the Justice System: Alone at Nine Years Old

by Sarah Henderson cross posted from her blog Feminist in Spite of ThemTrigger Warning: For child abuse/neglect/mistreatmentWhen I was about 9, my parents were investigated by Children's Aid. Social workers came out to talk to us. They met with us and found out that my parents spanked as punishment - which made sense since my parents had posted "The 21 Rules of This House" next to the dining room table. They came back a … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Make Sure You Are Not Worshipping Trees or Pumpkins?

by Michael Pearl taken from a transcript of his video 'Bible Questions with Michael Pearl' - Episode 077: What does the Bible say about celebrating Christmas or other Holidays?Saw the first Christmas commercial on television last night and figured we should examine what Michael Pearl thinks of Christmas. … [Read more...]