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New Japanese study reveals the best way to put a crying baby to sleep

  • Researchers from the Riken Research Institute in Japan tested the effects of four different actions on 21 crying infants aged 7 months and younger.
  • Their study, which was published in peer-reviewed journal Current Biology on Tuesday, had the babies’ mothers carry them while walking, sit while holding them, rock them in a stroller and put them to bed.
  • The researchers’ findings suggest that the best way to put crying babies to sleep is by walking with them for at least five minutes with no sudden movements, sitting and holding them for another eight minutes and then placing them gently into bed. 

A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Current Biology on Tuesday has revealed the best way to put a crying baby to sleep.

The study, which was led by researchers from the Riken Research Institute in Japan, analyzed 21 babies aged 7 months or younger.

Mother of two children found dead in New Zealand suitcases suspected to be in South Korea

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  • A woman believed to be the mother of two children found dead in suitcases earlier this month in New Zealand is reportedly in South Korea, according to Seoul police.
  • The exact whereabouts of the woman, who arrived in New Zealand from South Korea in 2018, are currently unknown.
  • Police in South Korea are working with New Zealand authorities through Interpol.
  • The children, both between the ages of 5 and 10, may have been dead for approximately three to four years.

The mother of two children whose bodies were discovered inside suitcases in New Zealand earlier this month is suspected to be in South Korea. 

The bodies of two children, estimated to be between 5 and 10 years old, were found inside suitcases bought by a New Zealand family at an abandoned goods auction on Aug. 11. Detective Inspector Tofilau Faamanuia Vaaelua stated that the children had been dead for many years and were inside the suitcase for at least three or four years.

15-year-old girl in Japan arrested for stabbing 2 women as ‘practice’ for killing her mother

  • A Japanese teenager was arrested in Tokyo’s Shibuya ward on Saturday for stabbing two people.
  • The 15-year-old reportedly stated that she "wanted to get the death penalty" and “wanted to practice” killing her mother.
  • She has been accused of using a kitchen knife to stab a 53-year-old woman and her 19-year-old daughter at around 7:20 p.m.
  • Both victims suffered severe injuries that will require at least three months to recover from, according to reports.
  • The teenager reportedly planned on killing her mother and younger brother.

Police in Tokyo’s Shibuya ward have arrested a 15-year-old girl for stabbing a mother and daughter as “practice” before killing her own mother and younger brother.

At around 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, the girl reportedly stabbed a 53-year-old woman and her 19-year-old daughter from behind on a street in Maruyama-cho near Shibuya Station.

Indian mother chops off boyfriend’s penis after catching him trying to sexually assault her daughter

  • A 36-year-old mother from Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district in India allegedly chopped off her boyfriend’s penis after she caught him attempting to rape her daughter in their home.
  • The woman, whose name was not revealed, had purportedly just come home from work when she caught her boyfriend red-handed on Wednesday.
  • “I was working on the farm when the incident took place. Fortunately, I returned home in the nick of time and caught him red-handed,” the woman told Times of India.
  • “He even attacked me while I was trying to save my daughter so I brought a knife from the kitchen and chopped off his private parts to teach him a lesson,” she added. “ I have no regrets for what I did."
  • The man was reportedly booked under Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act.
  • He was later transported to the city of Lucknow where he received “higher treatment.”

An Indian mother chopped off her boyfriend’s penis after she allegedly caught him attempting to rape her 14-year-old daughter.

The 36-year-old mother, whose name was not revealed, said she was coming home from work in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district on Wednesday when she caught her 32-year-old partner attempting to rape her daughter.

‘Who said you can have a child?’: Man filmed berating mother for crying child on 1-hour flight

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  • On a one-hour flight from Seoul to Jeju in South Korea, a man in his 40s was captured verbally accosting a mother for her crying child.
  • A viral video of the incident, which occurred on Tuesday, shows the man swearing and criticizing the woman for being unable to “educate” her child.
  • The man continued to chastise the woman while the flight attendant tried to calm him down and get him to return to his seat.
  • Police arrested the man after the plane landed in Jeju.

A viral video shows a Korean man in his 40s verbally abusing a mother for her crying child during a one-hour flight from Seoul to Jeju. 

Around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, the male passenger in his 40s began berating a mother on an Air Busan flight from Gimpo Airport, located in Seoul, to Jeju-do, South Korea’s largest island.

Singaporean woman, 82, fears for her future after moving overseas to be with daughter who stopped caring for her

An elderly woman claims that her daughter refused to take care of her after she and her husband sold their Singapore home and moved to Australia to live with her.

The 82-year-old woman, Zhang Xiujin, said that her daughter, 56, originally asked her parents to move in with her in Australia after learning that her father, Zhang’s husband, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer, according to Shin Min Daily News. Zhang and her husband then sold their four-bedroom home in Marine Crescent, Singapore, and immigrated to Australia in 2018 with their savings. 

Mother of Olympics gold medal superstar Eileen Gu offers advice on what it takes to raise a champion

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  • Olympian Eileen Gu, the 18-year-old freestyle skier born in California, won a gold medal for Team China during the freeski big air competition on Tuesday.
  • Eileen has been receiving overwhelming support and praise from Chinese fans who admire the young athlete for being a champion athlete and model student.
  • Eileen’s mother, Gu Yan, raised the 18-year-old as a single mother and has been giving advice to other parents who are hoping to raise their own champions.
  • Gu Yan says the key is to get your child 10 hours of sleep a day and support their life decisions through encouragement.

Gu Yan, the mother of Eileen Gu – the U.S born, 18-year-old freestyle skier who  won an Olympics gold medal for China on Tuesday – is offering her advice on how to raise a top athlete and student. 

Following Eileen’s winning performance at the freeski big air event, many Chinese fans expressed their admiration for the 18-year-old and praised her for being a champion athlete and model student, referring to her admission to Stanford University in 2020. 

New Jersey mom spent over $10,000 on 3,000 Christmas gifts for needy kids

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After hearing that a variety store would be going out of business, a New Jersey mom spent more than $10,000 to buy over 3,000 toys and other items to donate to children during the holiday season.

The spirit of giving: Christine Bae’s charitable idea came to her after she took her son and daughter to Flying Tiger Copenhagen, a variety store in Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey, and learned that the business was closing, according to People.

China’s ‘Internet Queen’ Sparks Outrage After Giving Baby Her Husband’s Last Name

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A woman dubbed as one of China’s “Internet Queens” has come under fire after letting her newborn follow her husband’s surname — a practice that has endured for thousands of years but is now being challenged by some in the country.

The criticism against Jiang Yilei, better known as Papi Jiang, reportedly comes from a number of “feminist warriors” who, according to one author, have a tendency to impose “extreme views” of gender equality on others.