The Home School by Ada Wilson TrowbridgeThe Home School by Ada Wilson Trowbridge

The Home School

byAda Wilson Trowbridge

Paperback | May 14, 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. 1913 Excerpt: ...years and includes:--First aid to the injured. Home nursing. Care of the teeth. Care of the complexion. Care of the hair (scalp, shampoo, etc.). Care of the hands. Care of the feet. Bathing. Care of babies and young children with special reference to feeding, clothing, bathing, accidents, and illness. Sex hygiene. In connection with the courses in Cooking, Housekeeping, and Hygiene, the following matters pertaining to the management of the home receive special consideration:--Molds--a form of plant life causing decay. Milk tests. Butter tests. Coffee tests. Simple water tests. Making of filters. Making of fireless cookers. Home heating. Home ventilation. Meter readings. Sanitary plumbing. Electric bells. Cost of home lights--suggestions for improvements. Home gardening. Instruction is given also in basketry, chaircaning, the making of box furniture, papering and painting rooms, and other arts that can be used to advantage in the home. Hygiene It is not necessary or even desirable that the work in hygiene in the home school include all the factors that contribute toward a sound physical development. Apparatus work, social, esthetic and gymnastic dancing, corrective work with individuals, are all necessary and important in the wider field of physical culture, but these must be cared for through other organizations. Perhaps the two most important things that can be taught through the home school are personal hygiene and hygienic cooking. Almost all our troubles, either in the economic realm or social realm, can be traced to something wrong in our conceptions of hygiene. If we are diseased or unhappy, it is largely because we are not well born or not well fed. The teaching of hygiene is conceded to be one of the greatest necessities in vocational education. We ...
Title:The Home SchoolFormat:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217350380

ISBN - 13:9780217350389