Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 2 Antsy Babies

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideToday, we learn how a girl can ask a guy to marry her without being 'antsy'. If a girl were wise she would know that to demand is to take the lead. If you lead your husband into the relationship you will lead him thereafter. Proverbs 8:11 "For wisdom is better than rubies: and all the things that may be desired are not compared to it." Remember, women leading men bring on the end of the world (/sarcasm). … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet – Part 1 – Antsy Babies

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideHey, new chapter! Perhaps Debi will finally let us in on what "antsy" means. I know I've been waiting on bated breath for the definition of such an uncommon word. Moral to the Story: Patience is crucial. Even when a little pressure is kind, polite, and thoughtful, it is still taking control. Debi has explained the main problem of the role of women in the CP world: Avoiding "taking control" from men trumps thoughtful, kind and polite words or actions. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 5 – Grabbers, Hidden Flowers and Princesses

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideWell, the rest of the chapter is incoherent, mean-spirited and generally rude. In other words, classic Pearl wisdom. Generally, men like their girls to be informed and ready to give an opinion when asked. I agree with the major exception that women don't need to wait to be asked for an opinion. Don't ever let anyone silence you. Don't be a dingbat spending all your time on clothes and hair. That is shallow and temporal. Some men like their ladies well dressed and sharp, but that wears old in a few years. The mixed message on looks continues. So, look good, but don't spend time on looking good. (How does that work?) … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Grabbers, Hidden Flowers and Princesses – Part 4

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideDebi has explained two ways to end up miserable - chase boys and marry a pervert; live too sheltered a life and never get married.Now she explains how to catch a guy without catching a guy.... … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: He is ‘The King’ and You MUST Serve Him in All Things?

by Debi Pearl of No Greater Joy - A Wise Woman Builds Her HouseWhenever I read Debi's little pearls of wisdom like this I cannot help but imagine her shaking in rage while she repeats this crap to herself in a sort of self brain-washing ritual. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Grabbers, Hidden Flowers and Princesses Part 1

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideWell, we all survived the world's most boring courtship between Ellie and Anthony. Debi was really struggling; she couldn't insult anyone for an entire chapter.Don't worry; she makes up for lost time and insults in the next few chapters. Oh, and she gives the floor over to the Three Stooges - Unnamed Prophet Man, Priest Man and King Man - far too often. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 1 – Ellie’s Love Story

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideThe name of this chapter is "the Italian Prince". Since I find Debi's marginalization of women annoying, I'm going to refer to this chapter as Ellie's love story. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Knowledge – Homework and Homeschooling

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideThis section makes me angry.I think I've mentioned before that I taught for 7(ish) years in a low socioeconomic status, urban district in the alternative education high school.Surprisingly - or not surprisingly - I HATE most popular teacher memoirs that fit the following trope: … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Birth Control & Pregnancy – Part 2

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideDebi marches out some new oddities today. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet – Knowledge – Pregnancy and Birth Control Part 1

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideThe next two posts show what kind of train wrecks occur when science and health education are neglected. … [Read more...]


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