Articles Tagged 'British parents in the states'

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What the U.S. Can Learn From British-Style Parenting

Listen up, Americans! British parents have unwittingly honed a fail-safe formula for moderately/sometimes/probably successful child-rearing… We assume medical professionals know their stuff In Britain, doctor knows best, even when they proffer a ludicrous diagnosis or prescribe compression socks for warts. With deference and apathy stitched into our souls, we nod and do as we’re told, […]

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Back-To-School Shopping in America: A British Parent’s Survival Guide

It’s back-to-school time in the U.S. The stores are full of discounts, the aisles full of pens, pencils and erasers (pronounced with a soft “s” by the way, and not a “z”). Fortunately, many American kids don’t have to wear a school uniform, so there’s no second mortgage for a new blazer or worse, finding […]