Modern Parenting Tips From Ancient Civilizations

Michaeleen Doucleff

Michaeleen Doucleff. Simone Anne (via the author)

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While one way of making life better for parents could be changing the structure around us, author and NPR reporter Michaeleen Doucleff thinks parents could learn to do things differently — taking cues from mothers and fathers in ancient civilizations. Anne talked with Doucleff about what she learned by visiting Mayan, Inuit and African families, all with her toddler in tow.