American Motherhood Volume 30-31

American Motherhood Volume 30-31

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...the first thing at breakfast, after the meal at dinner and with their bread and butter for supper. Do not give milk right after eating fruit if the fruit is at all acid. The child of sixteen months is too young for potatoes, except a little now and then, baked. She should not have thickened gravy at all, as it is constipating, but may have dish gravy, the juice from meat, or sweet cream and a little salt on the baked potato. No, I do not approve of the general "Spring tonics." If a tonic is needed it should be prescribed by a physician. Read "Almost a V/ornan" and then make such explanations as your little girl can understand. Exchange From 11 Foster Mother. "Dear Friend: In reading my February American Mollrerhood l saw the queries of a foster mother. l am one. our little adopted boy is now five years old. Yes. we truly love him and are so thankful that God directed our hearts toward the little homeless one. "Ve took our boy when he was just two years of age--of course he could remember nothing and would not have known but what we were the only parents he ever had but we thought that not right for some day he would have found out the real facts and then his confidence in us would have been shaken. "Our plan was to tell him about it in a. story form. tell him he had another mamma but she was taken from him and Jesus told us to get him and love him and make him our very own. So we obeyed the voice of Jesus. We want him to know we took him because we really wanted him and loved him. "He knows all about it now and says 'my papa and mamma wanted me so bad they came to the orphans' home to find me. O. l do love my dear papa and mamma.' "It is our prayer that he will grow to be a noble....show more

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  • Paperback | 458 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 812g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236939557
  • 9781236939555