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6 Bizarre But Practical Parenting Tips That Americans Find Crazy

6 Bizarre But Practical Parenting Tips That Americans Find Crazy
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The dichotomy of culture varies from country to country. Where parents cannot provide proper attention to their own kids, they hire a nanny etc., whereas, in some countries where the bedtime is being altered so as to provide nourishment to their kids' well-being and mental health, too.

Here're some parenting tips from around the world that will sound crazy, not only to the Americans but other people as well.


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1. Japanese parents allow their children to go solo on the subway.

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The average age of a child traveling solo on the subway is 11, in New York City. Whereas, a Japanese kid is allowed to go solo when he is 6. 

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2. Aka fathers offer their nipples to the children.

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Sometimes, the women in Aka tribe go for hunting and the men perform the household duties, including childcare. They'll even offer their nipples to children when their mothers are away. 

3. Chinese babies enjoy let-it-flow potty training.

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American culture advocates a parenting culture which says to let children roam around wearing a diaper all day long.
But in countries like China and India, children as young as six months wear a special diaper called kai dang ku. This special diaper has an opening in the crotch, where a kid can empty their bladders anytime they want.

The baby wishes for the same, I guess.

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4. There's no specific bedtime for Spanish kids.

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At what time your parents used to tuck you in bed? 7:30 PM? Well, Spanish kids are luckier than you. The parents who go to work usually come home at 8 PM, and they get no time to spend with their kids.
So, to give full attention to their children, they tuck them in bed after 10 PM.

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5. Overnight camp for German babies.

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German kids are totally cool to go for a three-day camp with their mom and dad. Kids learn to be independent, interact with nature and much more. The sojourn, called Kitafahrten, encourages kids to become more independent, but also, let's be honest, it gives moms and dads a little break.

Pretty cool, eh?

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6. Just chill, it's the weather.

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Kids are generally forbidden to go outside and play in the winter season. But, in regions like Central America and Norway, children are taught to embrace the cold. In Central America, where children get rashes from the scathing heat, in the summers. To calm those rashes, children are taught to embrace the winters.

Cute, isn't he?

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