Personal experience: what surprises us in the American approach to parenting

Every nation has its own traditions in raising children too. But in the modern world, when people can freely travel around countries, getting acquainted with a foreign culture. We like some traditions, and some are perplexing. Lena Lushakova described in her ...

What should be able to American in 18 years

Once at Stanford the following event occurred. One freshman, who has been living on campus for several days, received an express post from his home. The boxes were unloaded on the sidewalk near the hostel. The young man left them there: they were big and heavy — not alone ...

Opinion: in the USA, no one owes anything to your children

I took my daughters to school, I return home and walk past two mothers, who also took their own and stopped to talk: “…. I tell her - he is in second grade and can barely read! What is it?". “Weak school, weak, teachers have nothing ...

What to do if your child is being bullied at school

Photo According to the statistics of the National Center for Education 1 of 5 students in the United States in 2016 was the victim of bullying. In a brochure addressed to American parents, mothers and fathers of victims of harassment are advised to remain calm, to document everything that happens and keep a child-parent diary. In theory,…

In New York, found a new way to help families with children

The authorities in New York announced the launch of the service Growing Up NYC. This online service will allow parents to get access to all family resources of the city, as well as learn about upcoming events, get services and assistance. As noted in a press release from the City Hall of New York, the program is aimed at all ...

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