Education: For Parents

Speak roughly to your little boy,

And beat him when he sneezes;

He only does it to annoy,

because he knows it teases.

In Manhattan, as his contribution to National Child Health Day, Dr. Foster Kennedy, neurologist of Cornell University Medical College, last week published hints for parents: "Don't keep the child tied to his mother's apron strings. . . . Let him pay for his mistakes. . . . Most people like to be thought out of the common, and if a youngster finds he can acquire a reputation for eccentricity by refusing to...

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