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27 Nov

Wait a Minute

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Here is number six in a series of blog posts based on Pamela Druckerman’s “Bébé Day by Day.” The following excerpts are taken directly from Chapter 6: One reason why French family life often feels calm is that parents emphasize patience. French parents aim to teach their kids patience, the same way they will later […]

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26 Nov

Sooner Isn’t Better

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Bringing you part five in a series of blog posts based on Pamela Druckerman’s “Bébé Day by Day.” We’re halfway through! The following excerpts are taken directly from Chapter 5: It is tempting to think of early childhood as the start of a marathon in which the finish line is admission to a university (winners […]

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25 Nov

Bébé Gourmet

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Here is the fourth in a series of blog posts based on Pamela Druckerman’s “Bébé Day by Day/” The following excerpts are taken directly from Chapter 4: Imagine a planet where family mealtimes are pleasant, children eat the same foods as their parents, and few kids get fat. That planet is France. But none of […]

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22 Nov

Rock-a-Bye Bébé

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This is the third in a series of blog posts based on Pamela Druckerman’s “Bébé Day by Day.” The following excerpts are taken directly from Chapter 3: Here’s a French paradox: French babies often sleep through the night by three or four months old, or even sooner. Yet their parents don’t make them “cry it […]

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21 Nov

Bébé Einstein

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This is the second in a series of blog posts based on Pamela Druckerman’s “Bébé Day by Day.” The following excerpts are taken directly from Chapter 2: The French believe that babies aren’t helpless blobs. They treat even newborns like tiny, rational people who understand language and can learn things (when they’re taught gently and […]

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