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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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Grandfather's Last Battle

NYT: My Grandfather’s Last Battle

About 95 years ago, my grandfather spent the night near here. I doubt he slept much. For starters, he was probably in a trench.

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Speaking in Tongues

Here’s my attempt to speak French while wearing stilettos… L’éducation “à la française”: Pamela Druckerman at TEDxParis 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlMfzeV048U&feature=player_embedded

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The Montessori Connection

There’s an interesting conversation about the parallels between Montessori and typical French parenting going on here: http://www.pameladruckerman.com/news-of-the-world/ This latest post has lots of thoughtful, provocative ideas. Thanks Tricia! Hi Sally, Hmmm… interesting questions about authority without social conformity. I’d love to hear Pamela’s answer on that. But, I have to tell you that I think

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News of the World

I’ve had the great pleasure of receiving letters from moms and dads from around the world, reflecting on Bringing Up Bébé/French Children Don’t Throw Food, sharing their own experiences, and even asking me for parenting tips (weird, given how parentally challenged I am in the book). I’ve posted some of these letters and other comments

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