Topic: Ember Swift
As they rapidly enter the middle class, Chinese parents are scorning traditional environmentally-friendly split pants for disposable diapers.
Mother's Day is one thing -- "moon month" in China is another. The tradition keeps a new mother really, really off her feet for the first month after the baby arrives. Waited on hand-and-foot – allowed to do nothing including lift the baby or take a shower – women can see it as a gift as well as a penalty.