Parenting / November 19, 2019

This Is How People Parent Around The World

Though it is challenging, many say parenting is one of the greatest joys a person can experience and there are many different ways to be a parent. In the age of the internet, it has become easier to catch glimpses of how many cultures around the world approach parenting.

“In the Western world, it is seen as appropriate when you speaking to a child to bend down low to their eye level. In Korea, you just look down and speak to them. I think that plays into the overarching [narrative of parenting] and changes all the interactions.”  – says a South Korean influencer living in Canada.

The video below covers everything from nannies to the controversy of whether to spank or not spank children. In some countries, it is illegal. The parents featured in the video are from counties ranging from South Africa to South Korea, and they had a lot to say about their communities.

If you are seeking actionable parenting tips from many people around the world, this second video might be just the thing you need. It’s offers a modern perspective on parenting, like not indulging in baby talk around your kids and potty training your children before they are nine months old.

What are some lesser-known parenting tips in your culture? Share them with us.

Linnea Moran

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