A good mother is sympathetic, gentle and always patient. When everybody is finally ready, Caillou stubbornly refuses to get dressed. His ever-smiling parents gently scold him, without raising their voices or threatening to punish him. In the end, daddy decides to take the day off to show Caillou all the people that are working in the neighbourhood Unfortunately, I meet more and more such well-intentioned parents mostly mothers , who would do anything to become the perfect mother or father and make the whole family happy. I gave them all I had And what if that mom had been a little too nice?
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Some shows we even learn to love, continuing to watch long after our bambinos have grown out of the genre. Caillou, a cartoon about a curious four year old boy, is not one of those shows. While beloved by preschoolers everywhere, the show has seen some serious backlash from grown-ups.
Kids cartoons feature many things. Great story plots, funny lines, and even funny jokes. For some reason, pregnancy is still held at a distance. Not sure why that is exactly, but it is nonetheless. The stereotypes that come with pregnancy are also written into these cartoons. This happens a lot actually. Seeing how these are kid shows, it's understandable that pregnancy should be handled subtly. Have you ever paid attention to some of those jokes that were told during those cartoons? Sometimes they push the limits and sometimes they decide to go the safe route, making things subtle and barely noticeable.
Caillou asks if she is coming today and Mommy says she is going to go to the hospital later that day, and that his grandmother will look after him. Caillou can't wait to meet Rosie for the first time. Soon, the car appears in the driveway and Caillou excitedly runs for the door. Mommy shows Caillou his brand-new baby sister, Rosie, but before Caillou can get a good look, Grandma runs over to see the new baby, saying "Oh, she's just beautiful! She's absolutely adorable! Caillou is grumpy and jealous that no one is paying attention to him, thinking they only care about Rosie now. He goes to his room, sits on his bed, and then throws his ragdoll onto the floor in anger, wanting nothing to do with it anymore. Later, a jealous Caillou walks sadly into Rosie's room where Caillou's Daddy and Rosie are in a rocking chair. When Daddy asked Caillou if he'd like to rock the baby, Caillou responds with a huge "No!