There is no doubt that there are a variety of effective parenting tactics around the world, but a foreign parenting techniques may surprise Americans. It’s common practice in Europe to leave your child in their stroller on the sidewalk, and some countries let their children nap outside in freezing temperatures. Other common parenting tactics that may be considered neglectful in American culture include not making eye contact with newborns, training a baby to pee on command, or even abandoning a newborn for the first month of their life.
- Some nordic kids nap outside in subzero weather which parents in Western Culture would think insane.
- Letting kids drink beer is very common in other cultures who are not American, and it isn’t taboo.
- Vietnamese Moms train their babies to pee on command by using a special whistle to train them.
“But if you want to freak out a set of American parents, just let them see some of the habits that are considered routine in other countries.”