Parents And Their Problems (volume 3); Ideals Of Child-training: Ideals of child-training

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byMary Harmon Weeks

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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. 1914. Excerpt: ... I CHILD STUDY FOR PARENTS IN ITS BEAR-ING ON CHDLD WELFARE ELIZABETH CHERRILL BIRNEY First Editor of the Child Welfare Magazine E speak lightly of child welfare often without realizing that it is world welfare--that every line of human endeavor, every effort for social betterment, is embraced in it. We grasp the importance of this better if we state it conversely. All social problems would be solved if ideal training could be given every child in his own home. It is to women chiefly that this training is in-1 trusted. As teachers and mothers we do the great nurture-work of the world. It is given to us to guard and brood over growing life. We who go down into the dark with God to create life must travail in pain with that child over and over again before he is born into his full possibility as a human soul. We are cocreators with Almighty power and we must be coworkers with all the powers of good to make of that child the well-rounded man or woman. He is part of us, but he is far more; he is part of the world, part of all that is to be in ages after us. More parents fail through a trivial conception of their task than through too high a one. If we really believed that the training of children is the most important work of the world, we would undertake to fit ourselves for it; moreover, society would see to it that such training was not left so largely to the inexperienced and the unfit. Whatever we may say Child welfare is world welfare The child a part of the world as well as of the family Parental failure through trivial conceptions of the task with our lips, we do not now practically believe that the care and training of the young is the most tremendous task which can be intrusted to any human being. Two factors are largely operative in hindering this ...

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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. 1914. Excerpt: ... I CHILD STUDY FOR PARENTS IN ITS BEAR-ING ON CHDLD WELFARE ELIZABETH CHERRILL BIRNEY First Editor of the Child Welfare Magazin...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217940358

ISBN - 13:9780217940351

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