French sick of brutish behaviour

| 04 October 2012

“Staying civil right down the line.”

Forget “two mommies” - France will have only “parents”

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 September 2012

A French prayer: “That children ... cease to be the objects of the desires and conflicts of adults in order to fully benefit from the love of a father and a mother.”

Why Sensible, Well-balanced Parents are Superior

Mariette Ulrich | 10 February 2012
I can hardly wait to publish my new parenting book, the thesis of which will run something thus: "German-Swiss-Slovak-Canadian Catholic” parents are demonstrably superior at raising children..."

Mastering the art of French parenting

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 January 2012
After The Tiger Mom, maintenant, voici la mere Napoleon.

Who’s next for liberation in France?

Carolyn Moynihan | 14 April 2011
In a week when a ban on Muslim face veils came into effect in France, a group of MPs there have called for a rethink of laws on prostitution.

‘Vive la distinction’: the gender and schooling debate in France

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 August 2010
France, that bastion -- if not Bastille -- of egalité, has its own debate on single-sex versus co-ed schooling, to judge by a recent opinion piece in Le Monde.

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