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By Julie Christensen
Feeling overwhelmed? Perhaps you need some joie de vivre in your parenting approach. Critics may find them aloof, but French parents reported higher levels of satisfaction than their American counterparts in an International Social Survey Program study. Do French parenting strategies lead to easier, more fulfilling parenthood? Read on and decide for yourself.
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Traditions and Holidays
Not every French parenting tradition would fly in our culture, but every culture has positive parenting aspects we can learn from. Take a parenting lesson from the French: Let kids be kids and allow yourself some fun too.