In any country of the parents want their kid the best, but it is “best” differs depending on the nationality and geographic location, says NPR. Perhaps someone’s experience seems helpful moms from our latitude.
1. In Norway the children sleep on the street, even at zero temperature. When a Norwegian child is one year old, he is sent in so-called “Barna Hagen” or kindergarten, which is open from eight in the morning until five in the evening. Such institutions are normally paid, and cost a few hundred dollars a month. Most of the time children spend on the street, even if the temperature falls below zero. You can often see how NAPs Norwegian children held on the open veranda while on the street a strong frost.
2. Vietnamese mothers teach children to go to the toilet on command. When the mother sees that the child is going to pee, it makes a whistling sound. Very soon the child begins to associate the whistle with urination and ready! Now if the mother want the baby went to the toilet, it helps to whistle. It sounds odd, but the Vietnamese kids as young as nine months can do without diapers.
3. The moms from Kenya it is not customary to look into the child’s eyes. They believe that the contact is “eye to eye” is very strong and enslaves the will of the child, and therefore avoid looking at the baby Continue reading
It is hard to believe that little more than fifty years ago Korea was a poor agrarian country. And you reflect: and what does the explosive growth of the economy and the explosive growth of Christians in Korea over the past five decades?
Koreans say that South Korea today is a country where the fastest in the world the number of Christians increases. Primarily Protestant. In Seoul there is a Presbyterian Church, which has 150,000 members. Let me explain: some Protestant denominations, as I understand it, profess the principle of “one parish, one Church”.
I mean, 150,000 people belong only to that Church, only to this particular community and are aware of themselves as a separate Church. And call themselves the second largest in Seoul (and, hence, in South Korea). The largest is another Protestant community, which includes 500,000 people.
Explain to me the difference between the most common in Korea Protestant denominations — Presbyterians, Baptists, Pentecostals, Methodists, etc. — I asked the former rector of the Presbyterian College and theological Seminary in Seoul, Professor young-Il Jang.
He replied that for Koreans there is no fundamental difference — not in the sense of formally documented by the unity of creeds, but rather at the level of personal feelings. The Baptists make Continue reading
The first month of spring in Japan can confidently be called the month of the girls. However, on 8 March – international women’s day in Japan is not celebrated, rather, is celebrated unofficially and only in big cities such as Tokyo or Osaka . The majority of the female population of Japan do not know about the existence of International women’s day. And yet March in Japan can be called women’s month, as it was in March in Japan marked two of women’s day: “Day girls” and ” White day “.
On March 3, Japan celebrates “girls Holiday” or ” doll Festival “, in Japanese called ” Hina-Matsuri “. In homes where there are girls, holiday exhibit of dolls (Hina skins), decorated with flowers of peach, cooked treats – colored diamond-shaped mochi (hishimochi), biscuits, sweet white sake. This holiday has other names: the “Feast of peaches” and ” girls Holiday “. Hina is a little paper doll. At the end of the eighth century in Japan was a popular children’s game “Hina” (the game in the household paper dolls), and there was a belief that the changing seasons have to ask the deities about the personal well-being, presenting him the treat. Was the custom to throw into the river paper or straw doll, rubbing her body. It was believed that Continue reading