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This French Parenting Tip Is Genius

Try this instead of saying “No!” so often

Child on a gastronomic tour of Lyon, France / Credit: Lyon Tourist Office / Visiter Lyon

French parenting styles don’t travel well.

In theory it’s a fine idea to encourage children to eat escargots without wrinkled noses and occasionally to leave the house wearing something other than a pink Peppa Pig T-shirt. It just doesn’t work as well once…




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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.

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