Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior analyzes the paradox of modern parenthood — how children shape their parents' lives, not the other way around.
American journalist Pamela Druckerman wasn't planning to become a "French parent," but she noticed that French babies slept through the night, they played by themselves while their parents sipped coffee, and they ate what their parents served them. Why? How?
As any parent knows, there is often conflicting advice about how to parent from doctors, family members, friends, and of course the internet. Who's right? Emily Oster is an award-winning economist who used her training in research and data-analytics to find the answers in the numbers.
Have you ever watched what's going on when children play? If you look closely, you can see play is how children explore the world, deal with hard-to-express feelings and get close to those they care about. Learn to meet your child in her world — through "playful parenting."