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Is the Western way of raising kids weird? – BBC Future

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210222-the-unusual-ways-western-parents-raise-children

Applies to fantasy and science fiction, too. How do human and alien races raise babies? What impact does that have on culture and characters?

Think about it.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/jan/05/if-the-aliens-lay-eggs-how-does-that-affect-architecture-sci-fi-writers-on-how-they-build-their-worlds

Interesting discussions about world-building, from a diverse collection of writers – Alastair Reynolds, Nnedi Okorafor, M. John Harrison, etc.