Remember that child shouldn 't feel guilty for wanting to see the other parent, so let them enjoy those visits as best as they can. Parenting may be hard to give explain for the child to understand why this child has a single parent. It could be a Death or Divorce or Left family? Not many children to understand why this parent left the child for: new partner, don’t have jobs to raise a child, or other don’t care about children. However, both parents who were together before one either decided to leave as a single parent is a hard thing to do, because its show that one other doesn’t care about is part of life with a child.
If a child lives with only their mother, they may feel uneasy around men. If the child lives with their father, they may feel uncomfortable around women. In addition having only one parent means you do not know your entire faimly history. This can play an important role in embracing who you truly are. Growing up in a single household teaches you not to be a quitter.
When a parent becomes the only parent in the household they are more focused on their job and do not always pay much attention to their children. That is a mistake they make because parents need to understand that they are the first role model to their children. That most likely what children see their parent doing is what children are going to think is the right thing to do as they grow up. If children are not getting the attention that they need they start think that their parent does not love them enough. That can effect children mentally and emotionally because children try to find answers to why their parent is not dedicating as much time.
Studies examining the direct effect of conflict on child well-being often do report a negative association between the child behavior and the nonresident parents situation although this is not always 100% certain Another effect of nonresident p... ... middle of paper ... ...nt's satisfaction should be taken into account along with the children's well being. The mother's and the father's satisfaction it is not less important than the children well being. But for both parents the most important fact should be the children well-being so that their child will grow up in a healthy normal environment without giving big importance to the fact that one of the parents is missing. Work Cited King, Valerie & H. Heard. "Nonresident Father Visitation, Parental Conflict, & Mothers Satisfaction: What's Best for Child Well-Being?"
In addition, assumptions are made that if people are married with kids that they are an ideal family This is not the case, if the marriage is not working out and is only causing problems amongst the parents and kids than that is not considered a family either. Divorce does not cause children to lose their family, if anything it helps to fix them. Moreover, people say that kids feel like their life will have to change drastically because; they will have to lose one of their parents. Divorce does not mean that the children will drop a relationship with one of their parents. Some divorces may be like... ... middle of paper ... ...e fairly small or big but either way the child is changed in some way.
Children depend on their parents but not all children have parents to look up to or guide them. What does that do to them as they grow up? Growing up without a parent can lead too many problems for a child, such as poverty, lack of education and teen pregnancy. As Census Bureau observes single parent household may be the cause of all of the social issues facing America today (Census Bureau 1). Thus, in cases when mothers or fathers avoid their parental responsibilities, they should be forced to spend more time with their children.
But even if a child is raised healthily in a single parent environment, there are many people who believe that a family is still the healthiest when there are two parents. When there are two parents in a household, worrying about income, being so busy that one cannot tend to their children would not be problems because the other parent could do the watching. Therefore, people ... ... middle of paper ... ...bring to a child. If people keep focusing on this idea, single-parenthood may always be negatively looked at by the public. A child is heavily impacted by the single parent he/she was raised by.
In addition to parents not feeling welcomed or having a negative learning experience, some parents are considered nontraditional parents. Nontraditional parents usually consist of a single parent at home that is usually a female (Day, R., & Padilla-Walker, L., 2009). When one parent is missing from the home, it makes it tougher on the other parent and the child. Parenting is not easy and a single parent can find it even more difficult to juggle the full time job, the other affairs of life, and a parent conference. But even with busy schedules, time must be invested to ensure academic success.
Single-parent families are commonly targeted for controversial issues. We must be careful that we don’t stereotype these when they’re very hard to take care of themselves and their children. We do however need to notice distinct patterns in children who give up in a single parent home and what problems they face. Even though a dual family is noted as the best environment for c... ... middle of paper ... ... social issue is being addressed, we are finding more ways of how to deal with the problems that single-parent families face. The parents might go through a lot providing for their children, but we cannot forget the efforts of the children that are making it without two parents and becoming strong, independent, self-sufficient individuals.
370). The problem with single parent is the fact that usually the single parent does not have the time to help the child develop a close relationship with them. Another problem is how can a child build a strong relationship with a parent they do not live with and often do not see on a regular basis. The simple fact is that children need both of their parents in the household to build a close relationship with and to teach them to respect the parents authority. True, not all children from two parent households have close relationships with their parents, but it is much more likely.