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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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What Italians Can Teach Us About Child-Rearing

In the U.S., does the village raise the child?

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101-Objects-Banner-970101 Objects that Made America

“We Americans have yet to really learn our antecedents,” Walt Whitman said, “and sort them, to unify them. They will be found ampler than is supposed, and in widely different sources.”

This month, Smithsonian released the 101 objects that shaped American culture. There will also be a four-part series released beginning November 25 called Seriously Amazing Objects on the Smithsonian Channel.