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  • To the Reader
  • Chapter 1—Importance of the Home School
  • Chapter 2—The First Teachers
  • Chapter 3—When to Begin the Child's Training
  • Chapter 4—Methods of Teaching
  • Chapter 5—The Bible as a Textbook
  • Chapter 6—The Book of Nature
  • Chapter 7—Practical Lessons from Nature's Book
  • Chapter 8—Preparation is Needed
  • Chapter 9—A Call for Self-improvement
  • Chapter 10—The Key to Happiness and Success
  • Chapter 11—To be Taught from Babyhood
  • Chapter 12—Obedience Must Become a Habit
  • Chapter 13—Self-control
  • Chapter 14—Quietness, Respect, and Reverence
  • Chapter 15—Care in Handling Property
  • Chapter 16—Health Principles
  • Chapter 17—Cleanliness
  • Chapter 18—Neatness, Order, and Regularity
  • Chapter 19—Purity
  • Chapter 20—Helpfulness
  • Chapter 21—Industry
  • Chapter 22—Diligence and Perseverance
  • Chapter 23—Self-Denial, Unselfishness, and Thoughtfulness
  • Chapter 24—Economy and Thrift
  • Chapter 25—Simplicity
  • Chapter 26—Courtesy and Reserve
  • Chapter 27—Cheerfulness and Thankfulness
  • Chapter 28—Truthfulness
  • Chapter 29—Honesty and Integrity
  • Chapter 30—Self-reliance and Sense of Honor
  • Chapter 31—Importance of Character
  • Chapter 32—How Character Is Formed
  • Chapter 33—Parental Responsibility in Character Formation
  • Chapter 34—Ways in Which Character Is Ruined
  • Chapter 35—How Parents May Build Strong Characters
  • Chapter 36—Advantage of the Early Years
  • Chapter 37—The Power of Habit
  • Chapter 38—Study Age, Disposition, and Temperament
  • Chapter 39—The Will a Factor in Success
  • Chapter 40—Exemplify Christian Principles
  • Chapter 41—Objectives of Discipline
  • Chapter 42—The Time to Begin Discipline
  • Chapter 43—Discipline in the Home
  • Chapter 44—Administration of Corrective Discipline
  • Chapter 45—With Love and Firmness
  • Chapter 46—Evils of Indulgence
  • Chapter 47—Lax Discipline and Its Fruitage
  • Chapter 48—The Child's Reaction
  • Chapter 49—Attitude of Relatives
  • Chapter 50—What Comprises True Education?
  • Chapter 51—Preparing for School
  • Chapter 52—Choosing the School
  • Chapter 53—The Church's Responsibility
  • Chapter 54—Teachers and Parents in Partnership
  • Chapter 55—Unity in Discipline
  • Chapter 56—Academy and College Training
  • Chapter 57—Exercise and Health
  • Chapter 58—Training for Practical Life
  • Chapter 59—Teaching Useful Trades
  • Chapter 60—Knowledge of and Obedience to the Laws of Life
  • Chapter 61—The Homemaker in the Kitchen*Note: Counsels on Diet and Foods presents detailed counsels on the whole food question.
  • Chapter 62—Eating to Live
  • Chapter 63—Temperance in All Things
  • Chapter 64—The Home and the Temperance Crusade
  • Chapter 65—The Blessings of Proper Dress
  • Chapter 66—Teaching the Fundamental Principles of Dress
  • Chapter 67—The Fascinating Power of Fashion
  • Chapter 68—Prevalence of Corrupting Vices
  • Chapter 69—Effects of Harmful Practices
  • Chapter 70—Cautions and Counsels
  • Chapter 71—Parental Vigilance and Help
  • Chapter 72—The Battle for Reform
  • Chapter 73—Responsibility for Eternal Interests
  • Chapter 74—Every Home a Church
  • Chapter 75—Leading Little Children to Christ
  • Chapter 76—Preparing for Church Membership
  • Chapter 77—The Bible in the Home
  • Chapter 78—The Power of Prayer
  • Chapter 79—Sabbath—The Day of Delight
  • Chapter 80—Reverence for That Which Is Holy
  • Chapter 81—Co-Ordination of Home and Church
  • Chapter 82—The Hour Is Late
  • Chapter 83—The Rewards