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European Parenting

iPads, Martinis and Bubble Wrap: The New American Parenting Style

Tara Kennedy-Kline | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Tara Kennedy-Kline

When did kids become more afraid of boredom than they are of parents?! The concept of leaving our children outside all day without contact is not only ancient history, it's unfathomable to parents today.

Why We Don't Need to Parent Like the French (With One Exception)

Karen Le Billon | Posted 07.31.2012 | Parents
Karen Le Billon

There are many aspects of French culture that I love. But there is much the French could learn from us, particularly the child rearing values that tend to be prioritized in North America: empathy, creativity, and individual motivation (that "can-do" attitude).