Now a days, a family can be anything, form a single mother raising her boy, to a gay couple raising adopted children. The myth of the “Model Family” does not persist to this day because gender roles have changed allot since the 1950s, the involvement of technology and devices in the house, and children are now raised by a variety of caring adults. First, gender roles have changes allot. Women no longer do all the housework, and men are not always the only breadwinners of the family. These roles have changed all over the world.
Today there are families that have a mom and a dad living in the same home, there are step-families, and families that have just a mother or just a father. Probably the most scrutinized could be families that consist of two moms or two dads. These are all examples of families and if all members are appropriately happy and healthy then these families are okay and should incontestably be accepted. So why is the fantasy of the traditional family model still so emphasized in our society? This expectation is degrading and misleading.
“For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you'd would wake up times and hope that the next day you'd be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared about was her being home.” This quote was said by LeBron James. He knows, as well as others do, how it feels like to be a child of a single parent. It is tough to be a child of a single parent, especially a single father. Being a child of a single father means that, as a girl, they have to do all of the cleaning and most of the cooking.
Single parents are a good influence on their children and any other individuals because they can take care of their financial problems, have greater control over their kids, and the children tend to have greater independence when living with a single parent. One problem every single parent has is their financial situation. Single parents usually have a difficult time in supporting their child in every way financially. Divorced parents usually hav... ... middle of paper ... ...ent to be able to nurture up a child in the right way by being a single parent. If the parent can build a strong foundation for the child, then consider that parent to be special and blessed because single parenting is not a walk in the park.
Our parents sacrifices a lot of things for us in their life so, children can show their love and gratitude for elderly parents by taken care of them. Another reason is that aging parents need better care which they only get at home because only their children know their parent habits; thus they can give them appropriate care. If we send them to a nursing home, they will not feel comfortable. Caregivers do not know aging parents habits, there... ... middle of paper ... ...te home care nurses; private home caregiver more serious about the aging parent .They give full attention on the aging parent, also aging parents get a new friend; they can spend a lot of time with their home caregiver, so they do not feel lonely in their child’s absent. In conclusion, children who want to see their aging parents happy, they always try to give their parent best atmosphere .Which they only can get at home .However, children should think about their aging parents what do they really want?
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.
Family starts small or more “nuclear” with two spouses. Whether it be the traditional man and woman or same sex marriage, all of these are accepted in our society. True family however will not exist for some for many years until the young can create their own. We believe that family is the basis for modeling people into who they become within society as a whole. In this society everyone relies on family as the backbone to their success and living.
Even though homosexuals are steadily becoming more accepted and integrated into today's prevalent culture, a disunity is posed when it comes to establishing a family of their own through adoption. Homosexual couples should be granted the same rights to adopt children like heterosexual couples can. The freedom to adopt should be equal in all aspects because there are too many children in the foster care who need a loving home, it is narrow-minded to assume that heterosexuals make better parents than homosexuals, and it is prejudice to deny homosexuals the right to adopt children based on their sexuality. There are far too many children in the foster care who need a stable home, along with the loving support from couples who are willing to adopt them, so that they have a more concrete environment to grow up in. Statistics from Child Welfare Information Gateway show that there were close to 400,000 children who entered the foster care system in the United States as of November 2012 (1).
Stepfamily has become increasingly common feature of the landscape of family. In today 's society, family comes in many different firm that goes far beyond the "traditional family ." Unfortunately, stepfamilies is not always, as sweet as the Brady Bunch, but how can they be. Stepfamilies can be considered an arranged marriage. It just people who barely know one another coming together to live in the intimacy of one home.
The key functions served by the Family become less rigid as other social institutions begin to take on those responsibilities. For example, if a mother works outside of the home and outsources childcare to another individual or organization, that individual or organization assumes the responsibilities of socializing the child(ren) and partially fulfilling the mother’s expressive duties. As marriage between homosexual couples has become legalized, this alters the traditional institution of marriage as no longer between males and females only. Both homosexual and heterosexual couples may choose not to have children, eliminating a conflict which could arise from determining which partner should be the dominant breadwinner and which should perform the