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Baby & Parenting,Baby Stuff,Baby Care,Parenting,Kids CareFour is a wild and woolly age for kids. Described by Baumrind because the “excellent” fashion, it combines a medium degree demands on the child and a medium stage responsiveness from the dad and mom. Authoritative dad and mom rely on constructive reinforcement and infrequent use of punishment. Parents are more aware of a kid’s feelings and capabilities and assist the development of a kid’s autonomy within cheap limits. There’s a give-and-take environment concerned in father or mother-youngster communication and both control and help are balanced. Research imprecise shows that this fashion is extra useful than the too-exhausting authoritarian type or the too-gentle permissive type.

Your child’s capacity to work together with you, others, and his surroundings is growing each day. At this stage, he may begin taking part in little games as he begins to grasp that straightforward actions have results. He could drop objects just to look at … Read More

Seoul’s Shit Advice for Pregnant Women: ‘Don’t Look Disheveled’

Illustration for article titled Seouls Advice for Pregnant Women: Dont Look Disheveled, Prepare Food for Husbands Unaccustomed to Cooking

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Last week, Seoul city government’s Pregnancy and Childbirth Information Center, as overseen by the Korean Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, published “advice” for women about to give birth. Normally, that wouldn’t be newsworthy, but it is a laundry list of archaic and sexist stereotypes so outrageous, I actually thought it was parody when I first read them. “Hang the clothes you wore before you were pregnant in a place where they are easy to see as that will motivate you to keep your weight under control and go back to the same weight you were before you gave birth. If you are tempted to over-eat or skip exercise, take a look at the clothes,” one guideline read, according to The Guardian. “And buy a hairband so that you don’t look disheveled after having the baby,” read

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Don’t put on weight and prepare food for your husband: South Korea’s advice to pregnant women

The Seoul city government has come under fire for a sexist advisory for pregnant women that included suggestions such as keeping their weight under control and preparing meals in advance so that husbands aren’t inconvenienced while wives are away, giving birth.

The guidelines were published on the “Seoul City Pregnancy and Childbirth Information Centre” website which was launched in June 2019 as an information hub about pregnancies and childbirth. They were taken down after a backlash.

According to the guidelines, women at early stages of pregnancy were advised to not put off “household chores such as cleaning or dishes,” as it could help her “manage her weight during pregnancy without an extra workout.” 

It also advised women to visibly hang the clothes they wore before their pregnancy to motivate themselves to keep their weight under control so they can go back to their pre-pregnancy body weight.  “If you are tempted

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parenting advice from Care and Feeding.

Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Submit it here or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook group.

Dear Care and Feeding,

My 18-month-old recently decided she’s interested in dolls. I took her to pick one out, and she picked a little Black baby doll. We, as I’m sure you can guess by my specifying the doll’s race, are White. The potential problem: I think she might have named it “Night.”

I can’t tell whether she’s consistently telling the baby that it’s night even when it’s not (she recently learned the words “night” and “day” and still has massive trouble keeping them straight), or if this is how she’s addressing the baby. The latter actually seems more likely. She really loves the baby’s dark skin and strokes its hands and cheeks often. I could see her using “night” as a

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