Critical Thinking and Parent

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Module One: Text QuestionsReview Questions What are the differences between being a biological parent, an adoptive parent, and a foster parent? Being a biological parent is that the parents raise their children. An adoptive parent, is when a he or she takes on the full responsibility of raising a child. A foster parent legally assumes all parental responsibilities toward the child for a limited period of time.

What financial needs are parents obligated to provide and which are optional? The financial needs that a parent is obligated to take are food, shelter, clothing and health care. The ones that are optional are luxuries like toys, electronics, piano lessons, summer travels, and so forth.

What other needs might a child have that a parent is expected to provide? Other needs that a parent might have to provide for a child are, emotional needs such as developing a healthy seft-esteem. Also educational needs such as, ensuring the child gets the required education.

What are the qualities of a nurturing parent?
I think the qualities of a nurturing parent are one that have a healthy level of self-respect, empathize their child, spend time with child to create a bond, enforce disciplinary codes, and develop a high level of understanding. Critical Thinking Questions What qualities make a person a good parent? A bad parent? The qualities that make a person a good parent are if they support their child and help them to become a great person in the future. The qualities that make a bad parent are if they abandon their child because they don't want it or other personal reasons.

Which parental responsibilities do you think would be the most challenging? Why? The parental responsibilities that I think would be the most challenging are teaching discipline and supporting them financially. I have come to this conclusion because teaching discipline is a great challenge because sometimes children are rebelious and disobedient. Supporting your...
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