Foreign mothers who are raising their children in the United States often see major differences in parenting techniques as opposed to those of their home country. For one, immigrant mothers tend to cook more healthy food that will sustain their children, rather than turning to fast food. Also, American mothers tend to be more overprotective of their kids, hindering much of their independence. There also many more differences when it comes to the idea of community, children’s table manners, fashion, school, and much more.
- The lunchbox and its content is taken more seriously in Japan compared to America.
- Children security is of great importance to Americans in comparison to what obtains in Japan.
- It appears very easy to mingle as mothers and make friends with other moms in New York, or in America generally speaking.
“I had never seen cereal eaten dry as a snack before going to American playgrounds”