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Gentle Measures in the Management and Training of the Young Or, the Principles on Which a Firm Parental Authority May Be Established and Maintained, Without ... and the Characteristics of the Juvenile Mind [Kindle Edition]

Jacob Abbott
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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


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  • File Size: 327 KB
  • Print Length: 245 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Public Domain Books (March 17, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002RKRBSK
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,740,637 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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By Amar
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I found the title prepared with sincere effort written in simple and undersatandable language. I am confident that readers will be able to put the priciples in daily use.
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5.0 out of 5 stars this is a great read! July 10, 2014
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Gentle Measures may be an old book, but it should be considered a classic for that reason, rather than dismissed. It is by no means outdated. This is a must-read for any parent, teacher, baby-sitter, or extended family who need to take care of kids not their own. Teacher's education had some info on classroom discipline, but there are a lot more techniques in here. It's a whole philosophy, with examples and ideas on how to implement a disciplinary method without spanking. Even if you believe in a mild "swat", but want to reduce the number of times you have to use that correction, this is a great read!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful to learn February 26, 2014
By Marie
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If you can appreciate high and cultured language, this book on child rearing is a grand success. I gained and learned so much from reading it. Recommended to all parents!
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5.0 out of 5 stars dated language, excellent current advice February 17, 2014
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This should be mandatory reading for anyone starting a family -- anyone who wants to raise children who are respectful without crushing them with oppressive punishment.
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