Quoting Quiverfull: Part 8 – Infant Manifesto?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy – Infant ManifestoEditor's note: Last little bit. What I'm not quoting is Momma reading the book "To Train Up A Child" and sharing it with Daddy followed by a tantrum the next morning at the breakfast table when the child got unsweetened oatmeal instead of the desired breakfast of cold sugary cereal. So it's a two-fer, child beating combined with Pearl dietary preferences. All this is followed with this supposed child saying they learned that whining and demanding only brought the switch and to cooperate. I cannot imagine beating a child for not liking what you served for breakfast. What type of monster does that? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 6 – Infant Manifesto?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy – Infant ManifestoEditor's note: Now Michael flips the script to the beaten child justifying Michael's constant calls to beat childen into submission starting around 6 months old. I am not old enough to read, but I heard my parents reading that article called Infant Manifesto. I wanted to respond, but I can’t write yet, so I dictated this to my older sister—she is three years old—and she wrote it down on our new computer. If it weren’t for that grammar and spell check, I don’t believe she could have done it. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 4 – Infant Manifesto?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Infant ManifestoEditor's note: More of this vile blaming by Mr. Pearl of babies for actually having needs and expecting their parents to meet those needs. This has some added bashing of public schools too. He leaps right from babyhood to school without anything in between. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – Infant Manifesto?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Infant ManifestoEditor's note: Not sure how much of this I can stomach to quote here. It's all horrible! Do not EVER use this man's advice to train your children. Even animals should not be treated this way! … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Heartbreaking Quotes From “To Train Up A Child”

by Debi and Michael Pearl from "To Train Up A Child" as quoted at the site Why Not Train A ChildPage 9 At five months, she was too unknowing to be punished for disobedience. But for her own good (and our peace of mind), we attempted to train her not to climb the stairs by coordinating the voice command of “No” with little spats on her bare legs. The switch was a twelve-once long, one-eighth-inch diameter sprig from a … [Read more...]