Medicine: Bringing Up Parents

Fashions in child training are as extreme, and change almost as much, as women's hats. In the last two decades there has been a complete revolution in the nursery and playroom. In the Journal of Pediatrics, Dr. Celia B. Stendler of the University of Illinois' College of Education describes it: "From an era where the mother was taught that the child must have his physical wants cared for and then be left alone, must be fed on a rigid schedule, must learn to cry it out, must be toilet-trained early and must not be...

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