Tag: child development

Of Diapers, Potties and Split Pants

Alma Gottlieb , November 20th, 2017


Understanding Toilet Training around the World May Help Parents Relax I recently published a piece on The Conversation about toilet training in a global context.  You can read the…


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Interview with Perry Gilmore about “Kisisi (Our Language): The Story of Colin and Sadiki”

Alma Gottlieb , May 15th, 2017


Kisisi (Our Language): The Story of Colin and Sadiki chronicles a charming and, indeed, remarkable friendship that developed between two five-year-old boys—one (Sadiki), the son of a traditionally…


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When Feminism Starts in Fifth Grade

Alma Gottlieb , February 16th, 2017


Can ten-year-olds be feminists? Absolutely. This group of fifth graders just voted to forfeit their basketball season unless their co-ed team is allowed to compete, girls included. Feminism…


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And Our Winners Are . . .

Alma Gottlieb , January 20th, 2017


Many thanks to the 1,152 people who entered our publisher’s Amazon Giveaway to receive free copies of A World of Babies, and to Cambridge University Press for sponsoring…


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Enter to Win a Free Copy of “A World of Babies”–Deadline, Jan. 12, 2017!

Alma Gottlieb , January 8th, 2017


Win a free copy of “A World of Babies”! To celebrate the official publication of the book, which is January 2017, our publisher is sponsoring an Amazon Giveaway….


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Stop Blaming Parents for Our Society’s Failures

Carie Little Hersh , April 24th, 2016


Yet another parenting article popped up in my Facebook feed this week. Not a How-To parenting article, which is annoying enough, but a You’re-Doing-Everything-Wrong parenting article. Generation X’s…


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Ancestral Lines, Second Edition

John Barker , April 4th, 2016


At the core of the Teaching Culture series of ethnographies is John Barker’s Ancestral Lines: The Maisin of Papua New Guinea and the Fate of the Rainforest. This…


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