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Parenting

Chapter 1 Dimensions of Parenthood Focus Questions 1. Why is it important to learn about parenting? - Because it will help you to better understand why some strategies work and how to make your relationship with your children better. Not many people know what makes someone a good parent. That is why it is good to learn different ways of parenting. 2. What attributes describe the nature of parenthood? - reproduction, parent's responsibility for nurturing, teaching, and acting...

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Parenting Skills

Blackboard Collaborate ?? PARENTING SKILLS LIVE SESSIONS Room 1 - 1 Jun 19, 2013 12:00:13 PM Page 1. Blackboard Collaborate ?? PARENTING SKILLS LIVE SESSIONS Welcome to Parenting Skills Live Lesson Jun 19, 2013 12:00:13 PM Page 2. Blackboard Collaborate ?? PARENTING SKILLS LIVE SESSIONS Jun 19, 2013 12:00:13 PM What extra curricular activities are you involved in ? Type your name in the box that you can relate to. Page 3. Blackboard Collaborate ?? PARENTING SKILLS LIVE SESSIONS...

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Effective Parenting

child is most difficult, and also very rewarding. When an individual chooses to be a parent, he or she should have four traits: a positive lifestyle, stability, tolerance, and patience. Having these traits helps on the long road of effective parenting. When an individual has a positive lifestyle, their child will look up to their parent. A positive lifestyle is good for a child because a parent is considered a role model. This means parents should have a job, a car, a place to live (a apartment...

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Good Parenting

Good Parenting Parenting is indeed a full time job, and there is never a perfect parent. There are judgments made by people in today’s society saying how one parent is better than the other, but by who’s standards? I believe that I’ve narrowed the “standards to good parenting” down to three main points. One, when a parent provides their child with a valuable sense or morals and character. Two, when a parent provides the best they can for their child. What I mean by that statement is when a parent...

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Chinese Parenting vs. Western Parenting

          English 101 Prof. Shapiro Chinese Parenting vs. Western Parenting              Everyone who has come to America came for specific reasons: to make a living, to raise a family and, moreover, watch their children do the same. I grew up surrounded by family that only spoke about getting the best education, so that when we grow up we would be someone who carries on the family name, be someone who is renowned, that pronounced that whatever we were to thrive for throughout our lives, to make...

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Single Parenting

October 24, 2012 While single parenting is not a choice many people would intentionally make, it can have its rewards. Many times single parents discover they are capable of doing more than they ever thought possible and that they have skills they did not know they had. They become more self-reliant and less co-dependent upon others for their existence. And hopefully they learn that true happiness must come from within, not from other people. Single parenting is very challenging, but it can also...

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Single Parenting vs Nuclear Parenting

parent is a parent who cares for one or more child without physical help of another parent in the house. Though people looked down upon single parenting before, it is now quite common in today’s world. According to the United States Census Bureau the amount of children who live with a single parent has increased to a little more than 30 percent. Single parenting is a problem to others since children raised under a household of a single parent are two times more likely to end up poor, to give birth outside...

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Single Parenting Versus Double Parenting

Single parenting versus double parenting. Which is a better suited environment to raise a successful child in? With America’s increasing divorce rate, this has become a reoccurring heated debate. “Everything depends on upbringing”. – Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace. Why is the question focused on the number of parents in the household rather than effective parenting techniques? Across America, the percent of families where children have two parents, instead of one has dramatically decreased over the...

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Single Parenting

discipline. The study found that when a male is the custodial parent children tend to have fewer problems in school (Park & Risman, n.d.). In her study Coles (2001) examined the influence of single Black fathers in research entitled “The parenting roles and goals of single black full-time fathers”. In this study the author points out that the role pf black fathers is not often researched in any capacity and this is particularly true when the black father is serving as the custodial parent...

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Parenting and Childrearing Practices

Parenting/Childrearing Practices In the African American culture, parenting has been referred to as demanding, directive, and non-responsive discipline that can be viewed as negative parenting in other cultures. Parenting can be defined as the process of showing and giving physical, social, and emotional upbringing of a child. The word parenting is referred to the activity of raising a child and usually provides a child's physical needs and protecting them from harm; while having an impact on...

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