Dorothy Law Nolte (January 12, 1924 - November 6, 2005) was an American writer and family counselor. She wrote a poem on childrearing, "Children Learn What They Live," for a weekly family column for The Torrance Herald in 1954. The poem was widely circulated by readers as well as distributed to millions of new parents by a maker of baby formula. She copyrighted it in 1972 and expanded into a book ... more »
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''Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth, what joy is welcomed like a newborn child?''Dorothy L. Nolte (20th century), U.S. poet. The Last Word, ed. Carolyn Warner, ch. 16 (1992).