In most families there are children of various
ages, some of whom need not only the attention
and wise discipline of the mother but also the
sterner, yet affectionate, influence of the father.
Few fathers consider this matter in its due
They fall into neglect of their own duty and thus heap grievous burdens upon the mother, at the same time feeling at liberty to criticize and condemn her actions according to their judgment.
Under this heavy sense of responsibility and
censure, the poor wife and mother often feels
guilty and remorseful for that which she has
done innocently or ignorantly, and frequently
when she has done the very best thing possible
under the circumstances…