Seven quirky things German parents do while raising their kids
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Seven quirky things German parents do while raising their kids

It's common to romanticize the parenting techniques of other countries, but some tendencies of German Eltern can leave foreigners utterly confused.

An American parent in Germany, or how I learned to love the power tools
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An American parent in Germany, or how I learned to love the power tools

Berlin parents waiting up to three months for babies’ birth certificates

Berlin parents waiting up to three months for babies’ birth certificates

Nine in ten single parents can’t survive on German minimum wage alone

Nine in ten single parents can’t survive on German minimum wage alone

These are Germany’s most popular baby names of 2016

These are Germany’s most popular baby names of 2016

7 surefire signs your kids are definitely German

7 surefire signs your kids are definitely German

Cop turns car into cradle to lull trapped baby to sleep

Cop turns car into cradle to lull trapped baby to sleep

10 reasons it’s awesome to be knocked up in Germany

10 reasons it’s awesome to be knocked up in Germany

Germans divided: Is it OK for kids to pee on trees?

Germans divided: Is it OK for kids to pee on trees?

Over a third of single-parent families depend on welfare

Over a third of single-parent families depend on welfare

A third of parents OK with smacking children

A third of parents OK with smacking children