Date: February28, 2013
1.What are the differences between being a biological parent, an adoptive parent, and a foster parent? A biological parent is the parent who biologically made the child. An adoptive parent is the parent who adopted the child (excepting guardianship if not actual biological). And the foster parent is the person who cares for the child until adopted.
2.What financial needs are parents obligated to provide and which are optional? Money
The financial needs that a parent is obligated to take is food, shelter, clothing and health care. The ones that are optional are luxuries like toys, electronics, piano lessons, summer travels, and so On.
3.What other needs might a child have that a parent is expected to provide? The other needs that a parent might have to provide for a child is emotional needs such as developing a healthy self-esteem. Also an educational need such as, ensuring the child gets the required education.
4.What are the qualities of a nurturing parent?
Having a healthy level of self-respect, empathize their child, spend time with the child to create a bond, enforce disciplinary codes, and develop a high level of understanding.
CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS..
1.What qualities make a person a good parent? A bad parent?
If you support your child and help them to become a great person in the future. The qualities that make a bad parent is if they abandon their child Because they don’t want it or other personal reasons.
2.Which parental responsibilities do you think would be the most challenging? Why?