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.

Miami Grows Up. A Little.

Miami Grows Up. A Little.

IF you had asked me what I wanted when I was 12 years old, I probably would have said, “to marry a plastic surgeon.” You can hardly blame me: I was growing up in Miami. Read the full story here.  

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The French Do Buy Books

The French Do Buy Books. Real Books.

One of the maddening things about being a foreigner in France is that hardly anyone in the rest of the world knows what’s really happening here. They think Paris is a Socialist museum where people are exceptionally good at eating small bits of chocolate and tying scarves. Read the full story here.

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We Are the World (Cup)

At dinner recently, one of my 5-year-old twins announced that he intended to learn Croatian. This didn’t surprise me. Mealtimes at our house have become low-level colloquia on international affairs. Read the full story here.

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NYT: The Russians Love Their Children, Too

I’ve just been to Moscow, and I have a few things to report. Read full story here.

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INYT: Not Yet Rolling in the Aisles

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.

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NYT: What You Learn in Your 40s

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.

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