American Motherhood Volume 28-29

American Motherhood Volume 28-29

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...as though her heart would break. I am giving her Fellows' Hypophosphite. one-fourth teaspoonful in a teaspoon of Scott's Emulsion. Also after her bath an oil massage of ten or fifteen minutes each day. She has a nap each day of two or three hours, sleeps out of doors a great deal each day; usually full of fun and eager to go. Please tell me what to do in regard to diet, medicine to give and any other advice you see fit. "We have a perfectly happy home and i am kept constantly busy. for though we have servants. as everyone does in Japan. l keep the oversight of my children. though l have a very capable nurse. l know where they are and what they are doing every hour of the day. "Your magazine has proven of great help and want to thank you for it. This is indeed a long letter, but 1 do so want you to help me with my little girl. as she has been such an anxiety to me. Thanking you for help you grows older she will round out properly. Try giving her her breakfast at seven, lunch at eleven, dinner at two and supper at six p. m. Matter of Discipline. "Dear Editor: Is it always best to persist and make a child give something up itself, or is it just as well sometimes to take it away? I had always done the former, thinking I should not set her the example of taking by force, but lately have been sometimes doing as her father does, and it seems to cause so much less friction. He takes the thing away and it is all over in a minute, then she will forget about it and play with something else, while I work from ten to twenty minutes to get her to yield, and at the end we are both in such a nervous condition that we are not fit to live with. I feel very much discouraged sometimes, for it seems to me I am making a complete failure...show more

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  • Paperback | 436 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 776g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893182
  • 9781236893185