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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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If you make it, they will eat

A reader of Bringing Up Bébé makes yogurt cake, with much success. I’m looking forward to trying this recipe! http://babywithatwist.wordpress.com/2012/03/20/cooking-with-toddlers-yogurt-cake/

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Bon Appetit, even if you can’t walk.

Several people have asked me to post a weekly menu from a French daycare center (crèche). Here’s one that I had in my files, from the fall of 2009. I picked “Week 4″ at random. Note that the age ranges are given in the column on the left. So on Monday, for example, children older

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(North) American Parenting

I had great fun doing this radio interview…in fluent Canadian! http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2012/03/16/bringing-up-bebe/ Bringing Up Bebe – Pamela Druckerman Pamela Druckerman worked as a staff reporter and foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. After losing her job, she left New York for Paris to write and to be with her boyfriend. The boyfriend became her husband and before

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Thank you

I’ve been charmed, delighted, surprised, and in one case moved to tears (though it might have been the jet-lag) by notes I’ve received from readers of Bringing Up Bébé/French Children Don’t Throw Food. So I’ve added a new page on my website with some of the public notes (from Facebook, Amazon.com and Amazon.co.UK), with names removed. Thank you to

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