xviii, 284 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A former reporter for The Wall Street Journal chronicles her experience of having and raising a baby in Paris and describes how and why French parents have an easy, calm authority with their well-behaved kids that most Americans would envy.
Glossary of French parenting terms -- French children don't throw food -- Are you waiting for a child? -- Paris is burping -- Doing her nights -- Wait! -- Tiny little humans -- Day care? -- Bebe au lait -- Perfect mother doesn't exist -- Caca boudin -- Double entendre -- I adore this baguette -- You just have to taste it -- It's me who decides -- Let him live his life -- Future in French.