Very light shelfwear to edges and boards. Blue boards with silver text. Pages tight and clean but yellowed due to age. Small bump to top and bottom spine. 68 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1973. ISBN: 0. Far and away the most important years in the life of any one of us are those of our earliest childhood, when the mind is expanding by leaps and bounds and the foundations of character are being laid. Every normal father and mother is dimly aware of this, but few quite realize the enormous responsibility resting upon them; and still fewer know just what to do to develop a Christian life of the child. Here is a practical guide based not on theory but upon a rich experience. Mrs. Bigler is a successful teacher; she is also a successful mother.