Tag: language

Parenting and Childcare Styles around the World + ParentSpeak

Interviews with Alma Gottlieb, co-author of “A World of Babies,” about differing childcare styles in eight non-US societies; and with Jennifer Lehr, author of “ParentSpeak,” about what’s wrong with how we talk to our children—and what to say instead.

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Do You Read Me, Baby?

Dear Mr. Dad: I have a two-month old baby and I love to read to him. My wife thinks I’m wasting my time and that there’s no sense reading before he starts learning words. Is it too soon to be reading to my son? If not, what...

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