The Mother's Year-Book : Being a Practical Application of the Results of Scientific Child-Study to the Problems of the First Year of Childhood (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Mother's Year-Book: Being a Practical Application of the Results of Scientific Child-Study to the Problems of the First Year of Childhood IN all the range of human experience there is nothing more transforming in its effect upon all those who are near at hand than the advent of a little baby - especially the first one. Yet, to unanointed eyes, what is he? Just a little red, squirming thing, with eyes shut for the most part, with tight-clenched fists, with a toothless, sucking mouth, a hairless head, much too large for his body, - an impudent little thing who makes the whole adult household stand around, and imposes his Own laws upon every one, regardless of their preferences; a frail little thing, who has to be handled in ways so mysterious. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 282 pages
- 152 x 229 x 15mm | 382g
- 21 Jan 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 40 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white