At Chinggis Khaan International Airport, we took a group of Mongolian children to prepare for customs clearance. These children benefited from the "Elite Cultivation Program" co-operated by the Family Support Foundation and Tunghai University, and are about to go to an unfamiliar Taiwan to study. As a bystander, I witnessed the moment of separation: all the family members came to see the plane off, and the elders left the child's cheek with their lip prints to leave their reluctance and blessings for the child.
Even if he is an outsider, he can't help but immerse himself in the atmosphere of strong family affection. During my time working in Mongolia, I noticed that Mongolian families attach great importance to the parent-child relationship, and the photo background removing interaction is filled with warm care. The parenting model of sincere emotional communication is different from the traditional situation in Taiwan where discipline is strict and parent-child interaction is more estranged. Whether Taiwanese or Mongolian parents, the starting point of raising children is love for children, but the concept and method of parenting are different. The Mongolian view on parenting can be summed up in one sentence: "When a child comes to the world, everything the child needs will follow.
For the nomadic people who live by water and grass, the family needs more laborers to assist Herding and household finances. Similar to the early social appearance of Taiwan, the prosperity of children is an enviable and happy event, and the birth of children is always accompanied by countless joys. The rise and fall of the birth rate Since the founding of Mongolia, the country's birth rate has mostly remained around 2%. It was not until the 1960s and 1970s that the Mongolian government realized the importance of the birth rate, so it began to implement a series of policies to reward fertility, which made the birth rate in Mongolia soar to 7.6%, and the population grew from 957,000 in 1960 to the present. 3.178 million people, 3.3 times the original population.