Motherhood Around the World

Parenting Around the World

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15 Surprising Things About Parenting in Italy

What it's like to raise kids in Italy, including opera classes in school, mama's boys and mozzarella that will make you cry.

15 Surprising Things About Parenting in the Philippines

An expat mother-of-three on malls, karaoke and eating all kinds of meat.

16 Surprising Things About Parenting in Croatia

A mother of three shares why she loves living in Zagreb.

16 Surprising Things About Parenting in Guatemala

A mother-of-two on water births and kids drinking coffee.

16 Surprising Things About Parenting in Israel

Dasee Berkowitz on family life in Jerusalem — including independent children, desert camping and mandatory military service.

17 Surprising Things About Parenting in Namibia

A mother on the big responsibilities for young kids and the traditional food she finally learned how to make.

16 Surprising Things About Parenting in Zambia

Jessica talks raising "feral" children, camping among the hippos and backyard drum circles for kids.

17 Surprising Things About Parenting in Brazil

Brynn shares her thoughts on raising a bilingual child, the "no makeup rule" at pre-school and the Brazilian cure for hiccups.

17 Surprising Things About Parenting in New Zealand

An American mom in Auckland talks double rainbows, walking barefoot, and the wonderful way Kiwis take care of new moms.