“Then Elihu said: ‘Hear my words, you wise men;  listen to me, you men of learning. For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food. Let us discern for ourselves what is right; let us learn together what is good” (Job 34). (NIV)

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About Betty Pfeiffer

My writing career started with feature articles in Odyssey Magazine, a science magazine for children ages 9–14. A trip to the hill country of Thailand where I met a Hmong pastor and his wife diverted my focus. Their story of a dangerous escape from Laos after the Vietnam War was so compelling I had to let others know of their courage. It became the book, “Driven.”

Someone once asked me what was the craziest thing I’d ever done. There were so many, it was hard choosing the top three. But these rank right up there:

Parasailing in Mexico probably tops the list, when I relied on a couple of guys in swim trunks playing Frisbee on the beach to give me a signal to pull the cord that would drop me on the sand rather than on a hotel rooftop.

Then there was the ultralight flight over the Caribbean, which is essentially flying with a few pieces of pipe holding the seats and the lawnmower engine together.

And I can’t forget climbing up the ninety-one rough, dilapidated, stone stairs to the top of the pyramid at Chichen Itza, only to discover there was a far easier, fully restored side. Well, that was more ignorance than crazy.

So what made me get so serious I wrote a book about how your kids are being led away from almost everything you hold dear? When writing for children, time after time my research showed some important facts weren’t covered at all, some material contained half-truths, and others were flat-out lies. Talking to parents made me realize most had no idea how their kids were being brainwashed, and led into lives in direct opposition to the word of God. I’ve never considered myself a crusader, but my love for Christ, and for kids, motivated me to make others aware of the assault on the souls of our children. The result was “Who’s Got Dibs on Your Kids?”

“Who’s Got Dibs on Your Kids?” demonstrates how educators’ idea of critical thinking is to always agree with them. Readers will discover that what kids are taught in public school is often designed to take them on a path away from God. A multitude of Pied Pipers are ready to lead the kids astray.

Parents will also learn how to check if these practices are true in their school, ways to opt-out of student data collection and classes that are in opposition to their beliefs, and work with others to make changes. Best of all, readers will find support for their efforts from Holy Scripture. The latest news about the continuing battle will be posted here on the website www.DibsOnYourKids.com.

My husband, Rich Pfeiffer, and I have lived in the metropolitan areas of St. Louis, Dallas, Detroit, and Sacramento; we now are settled (we think) in Arizona.

Pyramid at Chichen Itza (unrestored side)

See the people on the top?

Home in hill country of Thailand

Parasailing in Mexico

Ultralite flight