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Family Essays

Parents and grandparents always want their children or grandchildren to be productive at some point in their lives. This was the case with my grandfather. Having seen me spend a lot of time simply lying around all day with either of my gadgets or idling around in the vicinity, my...

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Introduction According to a recent survey by the American Pet Products Association, as of 2016 nearly 44% of U.S. households own a dog, meaning that millions of people out there are already familiar with the multiple benefits of dog ownership (ASPCA). Besides making for excellent and loyal companions, dogs have...

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Child care is a delicate process that requires participation from both parents to achieve the best results. However, most people often have busy schedules at work, thereby causing a compromise in their parenting abilities. This is especially true for men, because most men are not traditionally obliged to address child...

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Corporal punishment is a punishment of a child by a parent or other relative, usually done by spanking, slapping, or whipping with a belt, paddle, walking stick, or home shoes. In many cultures, it was believed that parents had a duty to punish children, and corporal punishment was considered acceptable....

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In Japan, a company by the name of Rent-a-Family Industry quickly grew in popularity with many people seeking to use its services to fill the empty space in their life. In an article written about this company, a mane by the name of Kazushige Nishida sought out the services of...

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Introduction Family Life-Cycle comprises the emotional and intellectual stages that individuals go through from childhood to the retirement age. These stages are; Single adulthood, committed long-term relationships, becoming parents, divorce/relationship termination and remarriage/re-partnering and Older adulthood. At each stage, there are transitions that may be challenging but that allow one...

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Dr. John Grohol’s article, “Debilitating Effects of TV on Children”, begins with the statement that compares the television watching habits of children with smoking. The assumption of this article is that television has an effect on the educational, moral, and physical development of children. He cites three articles that back...

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“The man stays a young person until his mother dies. Then he will become an old man.” I will explain this proverb in a few words. When mothers die, the angels of God say to the sons, “Your mother died for whom we used to help you. Now you have...

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Although spanking a child has historically been a common method of administering discipline, both in homes and sometimes in schools, nearly all experts today believe that spanking can cause significant more harm than good. A modern understanding of corporal punishment, which involves inflicting physical punishments including spanking, reveals that there...

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In most scholarly study of Henrik Ibsen’s play “A Doll’s House,” the focus is on Nora and the ideals of feminism. Most of the arguments talk about how Nora has been oppressed by her husband and father. Although she has demonstrated herself to be an intelligent, resourceful, and loving woman,...

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With growing awareness about child psychology and understanding the harm bad parenting can do for a child, some academics propose introducing parenting licensing as a way to prevent child abuse and neglect. While there are some reasonable arguments in support of this idea, a closer look reveals that introducing parenting...

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A Question of Identity From the very opening lines of “Only Daughter” writer Sandra Cisneros makes it plain that growing up female in a Hispanic culture is not the easiest circumstances in which to carve an identity. It is quite telling that in reviewing her initial statement about what defines...

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Communication is a basic human interaction that plays an important role in social and intellectual development of a child. An interview was conducted to gain an understanding of one family and their interactions with their child who is hearing impaired. This study will explore many facets of communication and interaction...

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“Mrs. Doubtfire” is an interesting film that could be great viewing material for any person who wants to understand more about parental rights. The film’s protagonist is a man named Daniel, and when his wife finally asks for a divorce, he is not given any rights to his children. Daniel...

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The parent-child relationship is perhaps the most important and certainly the most fundamental relationship for the healthy development of any human being. Almost every branch of psychology has its view on parenting and child development, each with its suggestions and guidelines for how to successfully raise children. Behavioral psychology is...

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There are four styles of parenting. These styles are authoritarian parenting, authoritative parenting, neglectful parenting and indulgent parenting. (Santrock, 2010) At one time the last style mentioned was called permissive parenting. Here are some brief definitions of these parenting styles. Authoritarian parents are the parents that are in strict control...

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Over the last decade, a new civil rights movement has developed both in the United States and around the world. These new activists are advocating on behalf of parents, many of whom feel that their interests have not been adequately represented in the formation of state law. Dating back to...

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Abstract Being deaf is not a bad disease and people should not be treated as if it is. The audio of a session for parents of deaf children was very good to hear. They talked about how deaf people identify themselves. Even if they are hard of hearing, they might...

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When successful people are asked about the secret to their achievements, they often cite their parents as one of the keys to their personal accomplishments. This shows that parents have a major power to shape the personality and, thus, the future of a child. But there is no single way...

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Living with family seems like a luxurious, secure way of life. One good reason to leave the family is to get married and start your own family. However, just because one is an adult does not mean that one should live independently. Young people do not have as much experience...

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Please describe your child’s academic interests, strengths and weaknesses. Please describe your child’s personal strengths and weaknesses. How do you think your child will adapt to the challenges of living away from home in a dormitory? How do you think your child will respond to this intense academic program? Is...

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An improvement I would like to see in my father’s behavior is smoking cessation. Smoking is a dangerous habit that can destroy a person’s health; cigarette smoke is said to contain numerous dangerous chemicals that are harmful to health in the long run. Parental smoking can damage the health of...

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Social In the social context, I would suggest that the parents and children be involved in i) Volunteer at mental health clinics and spend time with people struggling with mental health problems. They would help by having conversations with them so that they can get a glimpse of their experiences....

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Recently, many discussions evolve around the role of children who were brought up with a single parent. Psychologists and scholars, in general, look at these kids and evaluate their future actions in the societies. For some, it would mean that they will become self-reliant individuals in the society, for others...

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History of Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood takes its origins from 1916; though birth control was declared illegal as a result of the Comstock laws in the 1870s, Margaret Sanger, her sister, and a mutual friend opened up the first birth control center in America at this time (History and Successes,...

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