I’ve just been to Moscow, and I have a few things to report. Read full story here.
Pamela Druckerman is the author of three books including Bringing Up Bebé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting. She’s also a contributing opinion writer at the International New York Times.
When people ask what I miss about America, I usually say: the humor (and if she’s reading this, my mother). Read full story here.
If all goes according to plan, I’ll turn 44 soon after this column appears. So far in my adult life, I’ve never managed to grasp a decade’s main point until long after it was over. Read full story here.
About 95 years ago, my grandfather spent the night near here. I doubt he slept much. For starters, he was probably in a trench.
Recently my daughter’s teacher asked if I would talk about America to her second-grade class, in a French public school. The teacher does an hour of English each week, and I’d be the guest speaker.
Thanksgiving prompts the question that expatriates everywhere face: Shouldn’t I be going home?
PRAISE FOR BRINGING UP BEBE AND FRENCH CHILDREN DON'T THROW FOOD
SAME BOOK: US AND UK VERSIONS
“…A riveting glimpse into a calmer, rational, sage way of raising children.” —Publishers Weekly
“The author is a delightfully droll storyteller with an effortless gift of gab that translates well to the page.” —Kirkus Reviews
“I couldn’t put Bringing Up Bébé down! It’s smart, funny and fascinating, insightful, provocative, and genuinely eye-opening. I love Pamela Druckerman’s honesty, rueful humor, and her premise that parents of all cultures should be able to learn from one another.” —Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
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