The children in China are adorable! I love when little girls wear classic Chinese dresses and have their hair in pigtails. I would say that I can barely remember any Chinese children being loud or disrespectful in public, which is different in America. One thing about the Chinese culture that is defiantly different than our culture is that young Chinese children have open trousers. They walk around China and everything is exposed. I first saw this at the Forbidden City. I thought that it was funny because I thought that child's ripped his pants. Turns out; all the little kids have holes in their pants, so it is easier for them to go to the bathroom. This also means that they go to the bathroom anywhere in China, so you see a lot of little kids going to the bathroom on the streets. I was really surprised to see this. In the United States little kids wear diapers and you also rarely see people changing their children's diaper in public. In China all the little kids run around with their stuff hanging out 24/7 and they can go to the bathroom anywhere and anytime that they please. I don't think that it is a bad thing that they have this privilege, I think possibly it teaches them potty training at an earlier age than American children learn potty training. If you are in China, my advice is to watch out for random "water" puddles in the street, the puddles could possibly be pee.
Children of China
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