Archive Category: Baby and Kids
Got crying baby? Here’s an urawaza – a quirky, everyday tip from Japan – on how to stop a baby from crying instantly: make a slurpy sound with a mouthful of water!
Why does this work? There are two possible reasons: 1) sound that you make while sloshing the liquid in your mouth reminds the baby of the noises they hear in the womb, or 2) the sound distracts the baby from crying and while pondering the source of the weird sound, the baby forgets why it’s crying in the first place!