Our Nurseries And School-rooms, Remarks On Home Training And Teaching by E. HooperOur Nurseries And School-rooms, Remarks On Home Training And Teaching by E. Hooper

Our Nurseries And School-rooms, Remarks On Home Training And Teaching

byE. Hooper

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV MORAL AND RELIGIOUS TRAINING OF CHILDREN. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it."--Proverbs. Part I. General Remarks. We come now to what may rightly be considered the most important part of our subject, the formation of our children's characters, the preventing the growth of evil habits, the bringing good influences to bear on them, the nurturing of right principles in them. May we be allowed to ask the young governess who may read these pages, whether she has seriously considered this part of her work? Do not put it off with a common-place, such as that it is the work of the parents. No doubt it is their privilege as well as duty to "bring up their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord," but it is for you and everyone else who has to do with the children--nurses, nurse-maids even, to help in so great and holy a work. Remember that the child of Christian parents is a little plant in God's garden. You are to watch and tend its growth. Parents and teachers are bound to require from their children such conduct as is consistent with the profession of Christianity. You cannot remove from them or from yourself the responsibility involved in the fact that you and they own, at least in outward profession, the Lordship of God's Christ. This is a most important principle, for if He is our Lord, all His commands are our joy and happiness to fulfil. But we must go into our subject with some measure of detail. What is a little child? It is a restless, thinking, loving, trustful, little creature. It has its passions and its fears, it has an unruly will, it has moments of fretfulness and moments of exuberance of spirits, but its normal state is a constant flow of quiet joy ousness. Notice partic...
Title:Our Nurseries And School-rooms, Remarks On Home Training And TeachingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217525598

ISBN - 13:9780217525596