Contact Us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right. 

Name *

4375 East Kingsbury Street
Springfield, MO, 65809
United States

All About Raising Children Vintage Edition - eBook - MOBO FORMAT


All About Raising Children Vintage Edition - eBook - MOBO FORMAT


All About Raising Children Vintage Edition - eBook - MOBO FORMAT


This item is a digital download in eBook form (EPUB).  This eBook is suitable for mobile devices with e-reader applications that support EPUB format.  This eBook is not supported on Kindle® or Kindle® smartphone applications.  For Kindle®, please purchase the MOBI format of this eBook.  

In one of the most crucial areas of human life—raising children, parents face many problems of varying degrees and far too many failures. The parents themselves may be excellent persons with the best of intentions and love for their children but they may not necessarily be the parents they want to be. This could be because they do not understand children or how to motivate them to good behavior. When parents face these perplexing problems, many feel without adequate guidance. The purpose of this book is to teach parents how to find success with their children. It explains the kind of people parents could be, the home life they must provide, the care and devotion required and the close friendship they must build to reach this success. It teaches clear-cut methods of helping them to be obedient and responsible, of developing their character and intellect to its highest potential and of building a feeling of self-worth.

In raising children, what should our aspirations be? First, we have an important duty to help them find happiness. To help them find this happiness we must help them succeed in important areas of daily living such as in their studies, their work, their personal achievements and their relationships.

To succeed in all areas, we must build the child up. We must do our part to develop his character so that he is responsible and honorable with a code for moral living that is solid and unchanging. We must train him to be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others, refined, well-mannered and self-controlled. We must help develop his mind, so he can reason soundly, concentrate intently, exercise good judgment and make wise decisions. We must inspire him with the confidence to do what he sets out to do and develop his self-reliance so that he can take care of his own needs and stand on his own feet. We should promote his creativity so that he is capable of original thought and original work and fire him with ambition to live a useful life.

What would reaching these objectives do for our children? First, it would help to insure their success and happiness. This does not mean that they would have a life free of problems, but they would have better inner-resources to deal with these problems effectively. Instead of becoming burdens to society, as so many are, they would be the gatekeepers, builders and protectors of society.

Parents would benefit equally. They would be spared some of the anxiety, worry and usual distress parents experience when children have lots of problems. They would feel pride and satisfaction as they see their children mature into honorable, happy adults. They would begin to enjoy the rewards of their many years of dedication and sacrifice.

Their children's success would be their success. The father's kingdom would be his family; mother's glory would be the happiness of her children.

A generation of happier children would have a profound effect upon society. We would do more to eliminate vice, corruption, violence and most of our social problems. Instead, our youth would begin to build our country in a positive way. Our children are our country's greatest wealth. To quote the late religious leader, David O. McKay:

"Our country's most precious possession is not our vast acres of rangeland supporting flocks and herds; not our productive farms; not our forests; not our mines and oil wells producing fabulous wealth. Our country's greatest resource is our children."

What are the possibilities of reaching success with our children? Can we reach much of what we desire for them?

The following theory makes this seem possible:



I took a piece of plastic clay

And idly fashioned it one day,

And as my fingers pressed it, still

It moved and yielded to my will.

I came again when days went past:

The bit of clay was hard at last.

The form I gave it still it bore.

But I could change that form no more!

I took a piece of living clay,

And gently pressed it day by day,

And molded with my power and art

A young child's soft and yielding heart.

I came again when years were gone:

It was a man I looked upon.

He still that early impress bore,

And I could fashion him no more.

Author unknown

Our power to do our part to shape a child can be profound. We can help to mold his character, instill a faith in God, build self-worth and promote his success and happiness.

However, a child is not quite as pliable as a piece of clay. He is born with inherent traits. Our success depends upon our recognizing the uniqueness of his personality and guiding him in that direction. Aside from this we have power to help bring out the best, noblest elements within him.

Success with children should include each one of them. It would be a serious mistake to pass over a particular child because he is a challenge. In raising children, we should not be satisfied with percentages. We must do our very best with all our children.

The role of parents requires diligence, sacrifice and wise priorities but we can reach success without sacrificing our entire lives to them. It is not wise, in fact, to confine ourselves entirely to family life. He must have a well-rounded life, other interests and make contributions outside the home.

It is possible for parents to have such a life of their own, even in a large family. When children are taught properly, they become easier to manage. As they become dependable and responsible they become a valuable asset and actually free their parents to do other things. Parents can enjoy the passing years instead longing for the day their children are raised. Methods of reaching success are outlined in the four parts of this book.

In presenting this material a limited amount of repetition has been necessary. This is because each phase of a child's development requires specific instructions which may overlap. Also, certain fundamentals such as praise are important in all phases of a child's development and must be stressed throughout the book.

Add To Cart

Note: You will need a compatible electronic device for viewing this product, and we recommend that you sign in to WiFi before downloading.  Downloading this product over a cell phone network may result in extra fees being charged to you.  

This is an eBook purchase in KINDLE (.mobi) format and is suitable for Kindle® devices or the Kindle® e-reader smartphone application.  If you would like a version of this book that will work for iBooks® or another e-reader application, you should purchase the EPUB format.  

You will receive a link to download your eBook after you complete your purchase and in a subsequent email message to the address you provided.  For mobile devices, you will need to download the Kindle eBook reader application before you can upload and view this purchase. 

The following are some other popular and free eBook reader apps that you can download on Play Store: FBReader, Cool Reader, ReadEra, eReader Prestigio, and Lithium.  Please make sure you have a compatible e-reader for EPUB formatted books before purchasing and downloading this product. 

To load the book on your phone or tablet, follow these instructions: 


For iPhone Devices

1. Open our confirmation email and look for a link titled All_About_Raising_Children.epub:

Email Link.jpg

2. Select Open More...


3. Select Copy to Kindle


4. You should now be able to view your eBook in the Kindle e-reader application. 


For Kindle Devices

The easiest way to put books on your Kindle is to do it via email. These directions will also work for Android devices using the Kindle app.  

1. To get your Kindle's email address, go to www.amazon.com/myk using your PC's Web browser.  You will need to log in to Amazon using the account associated with your Kindle device.  Once you have logged in, tap on "Your Devices," then choose the relevant Kindle from the gallery below. Next to "Email," you'll find the Kindle's email address.

2. Attach the .mobi file to an email, send it to your Kindle's email address (with any subject, and no body in the email), and it should appear on your Kindle shortly. You can also drag and drop the file onto your Kindle if you attach the device to your PC with a USB cable.


For Android Devices

1. Save the mobi file to a convenient location on your computer, such as the desktop or laptop.

2. On your mobile device, tap the Google Play Store or Amazon App Store icon then find the Kindle for Android app and install it.

3. Attach your phone or tablet to your computer using the USB cable that came with the device.

4. Wait for your computer to recognize the device, then open a web browser (i.e. Google Chrome or Windows Explorer).

5. Under Portable Devices, find and double-click kindle and move the window aside. Note: the Android operating system handles the device’s file system in different ways. 

6. Find the mobi file you saved in step 1, then drag-and-drop it into the device’s kindle folder you opened in Step 5.

7. Wait for the file to transfer and safely eject the device from your computer.

8. Open the Kindle app. The ebook should appear on the device’s Home screen.