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What French Children Do That Americans Don't
Host of the On Books Podcast
In Bringing Up Bebe, author Pamela Druckerman investigates the difference between raising a child in France vs. The United States. According to Druckerman, these are the Top 5 differences between French kids and American kids.
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When children feel that their concerns and grievances have been listened to and understood, they will make fewer, not more, demands. And we will have an easier time when it is time to say no.
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filmmaker, writer, actor
Ultimately, Miami is a city of contradictions. A sleepy small town wrapped in a growing metropolis that embraces everybody that chooses to call it home.
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It's impossible to characterize an entire nation's eating habits. On the other hand it is safe to say that the patterns offered in the American preschool and school system leave much to be desired.
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I vowed that I would Frenchify my sons, my family, myself. Two years into raising my own fraternal twin boys, here's how I rate myself against this Bringing up Bebe ideal.
Les Enfants Fantastiques! A Review of Pamela Druckerman's
Bébé Day by Day'
Author, Parenting Guru and Mother
They say that those who fight the hardest are those who are the most alike, so perhaps it shouldn't have surprised me that when it comes to parenting, the English and the French have quite a bit in common.
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This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club's first workshop. Check out previous challenges here, and if you haven’t
Pamela Druckerman Answers Your Questions On French Parenting, Sleep And Man Caves
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9 Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Veggies
Pamela Druckerman's Keys To Improving Kids' Eating Habits And Handling Mealtime Drama
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Teaching Kids Patience: Pamela Druckerman And Our Readers Share Their Best Advice
PD: Waiting between meals is a good way to teach patience. Serving meals in courses -- not six courses, but maybe three -- and
Kids And Patience: Pamela Druckerman's Tips For Teaching Kids To Wait A Minute
Welcome to week one of the Stress-Less Parenting Club's first workshop. Get started here to find peace while parenting, and
Let Them Eat Cake
Author, 'Bringing Up Bébé' and 'Bébé Day By Day'
Patience isn't a fixed quality. It's more like a muscle, which grows stronger with practice. And French kids get a lot of practice.
Stress-Less Parenting: What Everyone Can Learn From Lazy French Mothers
Author, 'Bringing Up Bébé' and 'Bébé Day By Day'
I've come around to the French (though not exclusively French) idea that a slower, less stressful pace of family life isn't just more relaxing for grown-ups. It's also good for kids.
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Tiger Teachers: The New Stage Moms Aren't the Moms
Hilary Levey Friedman
Writer and Sociologist, Brown University
Despite their extreme antics at this point, it's a total cliché to criticize 'Dance Moms' moms. The people who really should make us scratch our heads are the other adults involved: the teachers and coaches.
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Writer, teacher, scholar, mother
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D.C.-based writer and education activist
Our well-intended quest for ever-higher achievement has bred a nation of helicopter parents and a generation of children with plenty of love and precious few limits.
Bringing Up Bébé
and the American Dream
Author, journalist, former Congressional candidate
The answer may not be to embrace French or Chinese parenting techniques, but as a society we need to examine our helter skelter approach to the American dream.
Superior French Babies? Vraiment?
Monica Gallagher Sakala
D.C. blogger, Wired Momma
Peel back the layers of cultural stereotypes meant to catapult vulnerable and tired American parents into a perpetual state of self-doubt and longing for all things French, and all I reach is one conclusion: Good parenting is borderless.
Why 70s Parents Are Superior to French Parents
author, blogger (whendidigetlikethis.com)
Last year's "Tiger Mom" tempest made Amy Chua a bestselling author, and Pamela Druckerman, author of the released-this-week
Bringing Up Bébé
, is surely hoping lightning strikes twice.
French Parents: Vive La Difference?
Contributing editor and writer at large, Huff/Post50
Though they love their kids passionately like everyone else, the French generally don't subvert their identities to the lives of their children.
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