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  • Parents Discipline Child
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    The use of spanking is one of the most controversial parenting practices and also one of the oldest, spanning throughout many generations. Spanking is a discipline method in which a supervising adult deliberately inflicts pain upon a child in response to a child's unacceptable behaviour. Although spanking exists in nearly every country and family, its expression is heterogeneous. First of all the act of administering a spanking varies between families and cultures. As Gershoff (2002) pointed out...
  • Directly Related To Parenting Violence In Schools
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    Ms. Henry English 110 MWF- 9: 00 Violence in Schools is Directly Related to Parenting Violence in schools is a growing problem in the United States today. This effects not only the students, but also their families, the surrounding community and the nation as a whole. There could be many possible causes of students lashing out against their peers. One reason could be their parenting or family life. This is the reason that I have the biggest problem with because it can be so easily fixed. I belie...
  • Parents And The Children
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    Screaming violently and giving meaningless threats toward a child may make him / her feel uncomfortable; it is a form of abuse. How do we discipline a child In our society, parents don t comprehend the difference between disciplinary and abusive actions. They are not aware of where to draw the line. The difference between child abuse and discipline is like the difference between night and day. The one produces insecure, unhappy and undeveloped children. The other secure, joyful children whose po...
  • Parent Lies To His Child
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    Lying to Children The environment children grow in is a major contributor in shaping their behavior. Parents must be good role models for their children. If a parent lies to his child, the child will eventually assume that it is OK to tell lies. They will start lying and use more lies to cover up for them selves or for friends. Such children may not think twice about lying to their teacher or about cheating on a test. When parents preach one thing and behave in a totally different manner, the ki...
  • Parents In Child Abuse
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    Parental Alienation Syndrome Parental alienation is a divorce or argument between parents usually resulting with the intent of using the children against the other parent. Over the last ten years this problem has been growing and becoming a serious issue. The title parental alienation came about in 1985 by Dr. Richard Gardener, who was an experienced child psychiatrist. After knowing the definition of the subject, the question is why would a parent want to alienate there own child or children ju...
  • Bad Parents
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    Legal Liability 0 f Parents Parents should and should not be held legally responsible for their children's actions. Parents who are incompetent and parents who are in the system themselves should be held responsible for their children's actions. Parents who are handicapped and parents who are competent should not be held responsible for their children's actions. Parents that do not rear their children should be held responsible. There are parents who do not care what the child does as long as th...
  • Parents In Child Abuse
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    Researchers at the University of Toronto have taken important steps toward producing a profile of an abusive parent. Prof. Gary Walters and doctoral student LynnOldershaw of the Department of Psychology have developed a system to characterize parents who physically abuse their children. This could ultimately allow social service professionals to identify parents in child abuse. Over the last five years, Walters and Oldershaw, in collaboration with Darlene Hall of the West End Creche, have examin...
  • Final Some Biological Parents
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    Biological Rights What is a parent? A parent is someone who will love and nurture a child, and help mold it into the best that child can be. At least that is what society would like to believe. If someone adopts a child, does that make him or her any less of a parent? Is it not possible that they will love that child more then its biological parent could? Unfortunately, once adoption is final some biological parents try to fight for their child back. This can only bring confusion into the child'...
  • Parenting Style
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    Today Children are Tomorrow's Parents Parenting styles are as diverse as parents themselves. Parenting is one of the most challenging and difficult responsibilities a person can face. The way a family is structured is called the parenting style. Parenting styles are collections of parental attitudes, practices, and non-verbal expressions that characterize the nature of parent-child relationships. Because individuals learn how to parent from many different examples including their own parents, ro...
  • Communication Between Parent And Child
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    "Communication is the key" is a quote that is often repeated. In every single relationship communication is essential. Especially among parents and children. Communication between parent and child has always been important. Today, however, there is an even greater focus, especially in light of all the things children face at school and in everyday life. Without a parent knowing what is going on in the life and mind of their child, it is hard to really understand what they are going through. Comm...
  • What Teachers Hate About Parents
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    In the article, "What Teachers Hate about Parents", Nancy Gibbs states, "But if parents are searching for the perfect teacher, teachers are looking for the ideal parent, a partner but not a pest, engaged but not obsessed, with a sense of perspective and patience". I agree with this statement completely. I think parent-teacher partnership is a very big key in the success of children. This article talks about parents wanting their children to have the best of the best, but is it really what is for...
  • Good Parents
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    Instilling a Child's Values Some people think that a child learns only by what his or her parents teach them, while others believe that a child is born with a set of values. In actuality, a child's values are mostly determined by the things they are taught by their parents. As parents, couples have many responsibilities toward their child; the most important responsibility is teaching them good values and judgement. A parent should behave as though they would want their child to behave, give the...
  • Child By Their Parents
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    "Teens are viloent, cold and unremorseful because their families neiborhoods and society are violent. Teens care so little about others because so little care has been shown them (MacDonald 1 A)". Many children today in society contain hate and bitterness, and because of this do they become a problem. Many argue that children become what they become because they make their own bed for themselves in life. I am in total disagreement with this theory. I stand by the fact that children become what t...
  • Bring Parents And Children
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    The couple just found out they were expecting their first child. The highs and lows overwhelmed them from the beginning. Doubts crossed through their minds if they would make great parents. The happy event occurred and the day came when the tiny baby was brought home, reality set in they were parents. Being a parent is not a job that can be left behind when the parents leave the home. It's a tiring, happy demanding, joyous, overwhelming, loving job that is 24-7,365 days a year. Parenting require...
  • Buffering Effect Against The Reporting Parent's Hostility
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    The study was called "Parental Hostility: Impact on the Family". Wesley D. Alan, Java Kashan i, and John Reid conducted this study. This study is the first effort to systematically examine the effects that parental hostility has on a child and the family. The experimenters anticipated that parental hostility would be connected with extended levels of child psychopathology. One hundred children, ages 7 to 12, from an inpatient unit in a university affiliated community mental health center served ...
  • Abusive Parents Child Abuse
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    Abusive Parents Child abuse is a relatively common problem in our society, and it falls into many different forms. It can include physical abuse (broken bones, brain injury, bites, and burns), sexual abuse, psychological abuse, and, most commonly, neglect. It is estimated that 4 million children a year are abused in some manner in the U.S., although probably less than half of all cases that are reported. At least two thousand children die each year as a result of child abuse. Injuries seen in ab...
  • Divorce Many Parental Problems
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    What effects does divorce have on a child? Divorce is often a way out of a struggling marriage; in the year 2001, there were 24,950 divorces in the United States, sixty percent of these divorces involve children (Alabama Center for Health Statistics). Divorcing parents is a very traumatizing experience to children that can lead to problems. Mental stress, parental problems, and adaptation to a step family are all effects divorce has on children, and as a result, causes an emotional struggle thro...
  • Effective Parent Child Communication
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    The Influences of Parent and Child Communication It is not always easy to get our point across to a child. It seems that children do not understand, or just don't listen. We tell them something, and five minutes later, we have to repeat it again. Likewise, it is not unusual for our children to get frustrated because they feel that we don't understand what they are trying to tell us. Sometimes children lack the words or skills needed to express themselves effectively. As well, when they are older...
  • Parent Spanks Their Child
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    Disciplining a child is a very controversial thing. The type of discipline that parents use is entirely up to them, but 90% Of parents admit to have spanking their children as a form of discipline. On the other hand 10% of parents say it is entirely wrong to lay a finger on a child. However, spanking shouldn't be confused with beating. Spanking refers to firm pats with an open hand on a child's rear-end using a reasonable amount of force. Beating your child would be using a belt, stick or strap ...
  • Their Child's Adopted Parents
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    Adopted Children Should Know Their Biological Parents Adopted Children Should Know Their Biological Parents? Giving birth is like pulling your lower lip over your head? -Carol Lucawikz When a mother gives birth to her child it is the ultimate bonding experience. And when a mother gives her child up for adoption, it is a selfless act for the child's best interests, but not a painless one. Every parent that is involved in an adoption arrangement will wonder and worry about their child for many day...

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