How to Raise an Achtung Baby

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How to Raise an Achtung Baby

Achtung, tiger parents! If you’ve been coddling your kids, a visit to Germany might set you straight. We speak to Sara Zaske who says German parents raise the most self-reliant kids.

Plus, why are kindergarten kids getting cyber safety lessons already? And what the heck are JoJo Bows?


Hosts: Holly Wainwright and Andrew Daddo

Producer: Rachel Wagner

With thanks to special guest, Sara Zaske

You can buy Sara’s book Achtung Baby at


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This show is part of the Mamamia Women’s Network.