Want to get a different take on being a parent? Here’s a French, Chinese and new-old fashioned way.
Battle hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua – This is a story about a mother, two daughters, and two dogs. It was supposed to be a story of how Chinese parents are better at raising kids than Western ones. But instead, it’s about a bitter clash of cultures, a fleeting taste of glory, and how you can be humbled by a 13-year-old
French parents don’t give in by Pamela Druckerman -Offers a practical handbook of helpful and fun short tips to bring up your child à la française, with advice about feeding (including meal plans and recipes from French creches), sleeping, dealing with tantrums & other bad behaviour.
New old-fashioned parenting: a guide to help you find the balance between traditional and modern parenting by Liat Hughes Joshi – There’s been a revolution in the family; it’s now all about the kids. This book combines newer and traditional childrearing methods and applies a common sense ‘best of both worlds’ approach – one that works in the modern world for modern families.