Bonjour ! French parents are said to be uncompromising on politeness. This is an understatement. Politeness is probably the first thing we want to teach to our kids. First baby words : Maman, Papa, Merci. There's no other options. So, from a foreigner's point of view, we might seems to be too strict, inflexible. That's … Continue reading Parenting – “Bonjour, merci, au revoir”
In France, meals are extremely important. There's a kind of ritual, a tradition, that most of us try to preserve, because we need those moments when everyone is gathered around the table, eating delicious food and sharing histories and talking about what we've done. We cannot imagine eating without the kids, or letting them leaving … Continue reading Parenting – A table !