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Do French Moms Raise Better-Behaved Kids?

“As an American expat in Paris, Pamela Druckerman had a lot of adjusting to do. Kids the same age as her toddler daughter could sit still in restaurants without crayons, electronic devices and chicken nuggets. Parents reported their newborns slept through the night. And the mothers all seemed so calm and well groomed.”

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Multi-lingual Indian children learn English faster, finds study

The competence and confidence in Indian languages strongly influences the ability of children to learn and read in English, according to a study of primary children in India which was conducted by the British Council and Pratham, a charity organisation.

Expanding Access to Education for Pakistan’s Poorest Children

From PBS Newshour

In Pakistan, education could help change the fortunes of impoverished families, but corruption and pressure by the Taliban prevent many children from enrolling. An alternative school system is making efforts to expand access and change attitudes towards education for impoverished boys and girls. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.

 

10 Things NOT to Say to Parents of Bilingual Children

“As a Polish mother in the Netherlands with multilingual children growing up with Polish, German and Dutch, I often hear uninformed and judgmental comments. Inspired by Babble’s ‘What not to say…’ series, I wrote my own list about what you should never (and I mean NEVER) say to parents of multilingual children.”

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22 Adorable Children Laughing Around the World

Let these kids brighten your day.