Lessons in French Parenting

5 Lessons in French Parenting From Bébé Day by Day

5 Lessons in French Parenting From Bébé Day by Day

If you happened to read and agree with Pamela Druckerman's bestselling Bringing Up Bébé, an amusingly poignant memoir on the French approach to parenting, you'll be as happy as we were to learn that she's written a follow-up.

Bébé Day by Day: 100 Keys to French Parenting serves as a how-to guide, breaking down the lessons that Druckerman has embraced as an American mother living in Paris. From pregnancy to feeding to maintaining your sense of self, the book is broken down into 10 sections, each offering witty observations that Druckerman believes we could all benefit from if we integrated their wisdom into our own lives.

It's a quick and entertaining read that will make you feel like it's OK to relax a bit when it comes to defining yourself as a mother. Until you get your hands on a copy, here are five of our favorite lessons learned from the French maman.