DONA REMEDIOS TRINIDAD ROMUALDEZ
FOR PSYCHIATRY MED- I
CHILD REARING PRACTICE
AMONG FILIPINO FAMILY
ZAIRA NINA T. DE LEON
Child rearing practices vary from culture to culture, influenced by a myriad of factors that include environment, education, income, family structure, religion and many others. Trends in childrearing differ even among people of the same culture in different economic and environmental situations. Thus, childrearing in urban and rural areas in the same country may be very dissimilar. Infant and childhood behavior and development are affected by parental expectations, caretaking, and childrearing practices. The different persons the young child is exposed to during the developmental process, and the various stimuli presented to it exert a tremendous effect on its outcome. There are no universally-set uniform rules on childrearing. Different nationalities have varied perspectives on what are considered positive and negative behavior traits in the children as well. Some culture traits are valued differently, as can be seen in the importance of punctuality among the Japanese, and hospitality among Filipinos, hence, the emphasis given to these values, when bringing up the children from different country. Because of the growing changes of modernization and technology, childrearing practices have undergone much change over time, so that traditional patterns are now giving way to more liberal and less restrictive attitudes.
I, myself can testify that child rearing from family to family may vary depends on how their parents have been raised as well. It’d be passed on to generations to the next. I was raised with both Filipino parents inheritance but with of Japanese culture in the package. It wasn’t as complicated as it may to grow in learning both culture and the adjustment and confusion may come into play. Other...
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