Why Americans May Have A Lot to Learn About Parenting

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Anthropologists Robert and Sarah LeVine discuss their new book, "Do Parents Matter?"

Harvard anthropologists Robert LeVine and Sarah LeVine take a cross-cultural look at parenting and child-rearing around the globe in their new book, Do Parents Matter: Why Japanese Babies Sleep Soundly, Mexican Siblings Don’t Fight, and American Families Should Just Relax. The couple spent decades researching parenting, and argue that despite years of effort and expert advice, parents can only affect their children’s lives and behavior to a certain point.