The introduction explains the purpose of the book:- the purpose is to give parents -- and teachers -- the reasons back of the questions parents raise, and to direct the answers to the needs of the questioner rather than the theory. Habits and habit training, discipline, authority, health, heredity and training, child emotions, sex in childhood, character and spiritual growth, school and home, the child and the outside world, parents as people:- these are the classifications under which the questions are grouped. Each section has an introductory discussion of the general characteristics of the problem. Breakdown of answers into age groupings, and wind up with case histories. Well done -- ought to interest any modern parent.