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The Truth on Having Children

- Relationships of married couples gradually evolve over time, and certain couples believe that having children may enhance their marriage. Some couples hastily jump in to having children without any thought or preparation; others wait long months or years before deciding to have children. As one anonymous author stated, “A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.” Although, children bring joy, the quality of a marriage may decrease due to the amount of attention children require, financial support needed and the difference of opinion couples may have about how to raise thei...   [tags: parenthood, marriage, relationship]

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Personal Statement On Having Children

- Prompt 1 (If you want the experience of having complete responsibility for another human being, and to learn how to love and bond in the deepest way, then you should have children. I would not have missed the experience for the world. (pg. 92) Do you plan on having children some day. If yes, what do you look forward to. What worries you. Will you parent them like you were parented. What will you do the same. Differently. If you are not planning on having children, why not?) I definitely plan on having children someday....   [tags: Learning, Skill, Psychology]

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Children having Children: Teenage Pregnancy

- According to U.S. Health and Human Services, 1 in 3 girls will get pregnant before she turns twenty. Almost 1 million teens get pregnant every year. Most of these pregnancies are unplanned, and cause turmoil for the teen mother, the baby's father, and their families. (surviving an unplanned pregnancy). As that may come as a shock, those statistics are realistic and accurate. In 2012 alone there were 29.4 live births for every 1,000 adolescent females ages 15-19. (hhs.gov). U.S. teen birth rate is slightly higher than any over developed country....   [tags: unplanned pregnancies]

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Reasons for Having Children: Savior Siblings

- I believe that parents are not morally justified in having a child merely to provide life saving medical treatment to another child or family member, but that this does not mean that the creation of savior siblings is morally impermissible. By having a child solely to provide life saving medical treatment, you are treating this child merely as a means rather than an end to the individual child. By having the child solely as a means to save another, you are violating this savior sibling in that you are treating them as a source of spare parts that can be used by the sickly child in order to solely promote the prolonged life of the currently sick child....   [tags: Morality, Child Value]

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Mans Way of Not Having Children

- Man in his environment, is the most beautiful thing that has ever been in existence. Man was created to live in the earth, nurture and carry on with nature’s gift. For every being to maintain continuity, there will be procreation and co-habitation. And the resultant effect is the birth of babies that will grow, and develop into adulthood to maintain the ecological strata. But man’s presence in the world is been controlled by the gene and the environment. Therefore, nature has a way to eliminate the embryo in the womb in order not to bring forth a child that will not be compatible with life....   [tags: miscarriages, nature, environment, gene]

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High Education Is A Commodity That Most Americans Think About When Having Children

- Higher education is a commodity that most Americans think about when having children. Can they afford to send their child off to college. How much is the total cost for their education. These are common questions amongst parents who are thinking about having their child attend college. With many Americans living paycheck to paycheck, college can seem nearly impossible. Families are trying their best to set aside money for their children but are constantly being put into a bad position as the cost of tuition raises each and every year....   [tags: University, Higher education, Academic degree]

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Variable of Income Deficits After Having Children

- At times women in their marriage might have to take some time from their careers to have children, they obviously might have to accept some type of deficits in income relative to what they would have earned had they not had children early or late in their marriage. Throughout this portion of research I will give married couples some advantages and disavantages on whether the deficits in income vary by the age at which married couples have children. Taniguchi (1999) reported that early child bearers are likely to experience a higher wage penalty, possibly because their career interruptions occur during a critical period of career building....   [tags: employment, marriage, age]

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Autism And Is It True That Parents Who Are Older Have A Higher Rate Of Having Children?

- For my professional journal article review I decided to research more about autism and is it true that parents who are older have a higher rate of having autistic kids. In the article I found, by Liz Szabo published January 10, 2011 by USA today, she talked about how yes autism occurs in babies with older parents but that autism occurs for many more reasons then just that. No article I found was just about autism occurring in older parents because there are greater odds of the babies having something else to cause autism then the cause being because they have older parents....   [tags: Autism, Causes of autism, Rubella, Pregnancy]

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A Study on Children at Risk for Having Autism Spectrum Disorder

- Method Participants of this study were gathered through ongoing studies that were focused on young children at risk for having autism spectrum disorder. The studies were done at the University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center (UMACC). Some children that were already currently being screened at the clinic were used in the study. Also, fliers were posted in local day cares to request additional children for the typically developing group. Each child, ASD and TD alike, had to complete a familiar object entry task so the researchers could gather children that were appropriate for the testing....   [tags: assessment, investigator, tests]

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The Effects of Children Having TV's In Their Bedrooms

- The Effects of Children Having TV's In Their Bedrooms Ideas: They won’t work – isolation – stay up late –watch the wrong films – violence – antisocial – obesity – they risk dangerous - strain eyes – they get ideas off nasty programs – it is noisy – especially at night – they may see nothing else in life. T.V. Kills!!. …Relationships. And you thought there was little harm in buying them that little 14” screen last Christmas. Of course they’d start watching it now and again, perhaps watching some violent action thriller, ghastly murderous films, every night....   [tags: Papers]

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Too Young For Facebook: The Dangers of Children Having Facebook Accounts

- Everyday younger kids are making social networks pages this introduces them into a new world that hardly knew anything about. There are so many reason why younger girls and boys shouldn't be on social sites at certain age. Sexual predators aren't the only dangerous thing about the internet, their peers could also assualt. In very few cases younger kids can be misleading and get someone older into some legal trouble. The internet is a public place that people of all ages and race can access all of your information....   [tags: predators, bullying, lying]

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Having Our Say by Sadie and Bessie Delany

- Having Our Say by Sadie and Bessie Delany The social, cultural and political history of America as it affects the life course of American citizens became very real to us as the Delany sisters, Sadie and Bessie, recounted their life course spanning a century of living in their book "Having Our Say." The Delany sisters’ lives covered the period of their childhood in Raleigh, North Carolina, after the "Surrender" to their adult lives in Harlem, New York City during the roaring twenties, to a quiet retirement in suburban, New York City, as self-styled "maiden ladies." At the ages of 102 and 104, these ladies have lived long enough to look back over a century of their existence and appreciate...   [tags: Having Our Say Literature Essays]

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Differences in Being an Only Child and Having Siblings

- Differences in Being an Only Child and Having Siblings I want this and I want that is all you here from an only child. There are many differences between an only child and a child who has siblings. My friend is an only child and there are many differences in the way we act. She always thinks of herself first, but that is not a bad thing. Many of these differences are a result of being an only child. First of all, an only child is much more demanding than a child that has siblings. The only child wants to have things done right away....   [tags: Only Children Siblings Character Essays]

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The Vaccines for Children

- Introduction Starting in late 1994, the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program is a major privilege program that provides states with free vaccines for disadvantaged children. These vaccines are supplied by clinics and doctors that essentially register for the VFC program. By providers registering for the program, these clinics and doctors’ offices must conform to certain standards set by VFC as well as the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) (Richard Kent Zimmerman, 2001). Overview of the program The Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program helps providing the appropriate vaccines to children whose parents or caregiver may not necessarily be able to afford or maintain appropriate he...   [tags: Health, prevention, children]

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Protecting The Children

- Many United States children are currently exposed to exploitive and hazardous jobs in the agriculture business. They’re children that are likely to injure or kill themselves by working long hours, handling dangerous pesticides and operating dangerous farm machinery. The United States has restrictions in place for children to have hazardous jobs, but in agriculture, there’re many exemptions to these restrictions. With agriculture these exemptions shouldn’t be allowed. In the end the exploitation, injury and death of a child is the same no matter what business it’s in....   [tags: DOL, agriculture, children]

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Children Deprived of their Childhood in Uganda

- Uganda is located in East Africa and is separated into three main parts- a dessert region, a plateau, and swampy lowlands. This country is bordered by Rwanda and Tanzania from the south, on the east by Kenya, on the west by Congo, and on the north by Sudan. Ugandans military systems are run mostly by the savage Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The LRA is located in the northern part of Uganda and consists of a total estimate of 45,000 soldiers of which 15,000 of them soldiers are children aged five to sixteen....   [tags: children soldiers, child abuse]

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Children & Violence in the Media and at Home

- Violence is a means of oppressing the weak and robbing them off their will. This could be done verbally or physically, although the former isn’t considered as severe as the latter which has its more hurtful and negative impression. However, when it comes to children being the ones exposed to violence, it becomes an issue of concern. Violence can come in different forms from all parts of the society including the home, and to be precise, a dysfunctional one at that. This is a place where people tend to either forget or overlook when it comes to an issue such as this....   [tags: Children, Violence, media]

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The Power of Play for Children

- ... Sorting objects enables children to solve-problems and develop scientific thinking. Language development is supported through rhyming, telling jokes, creating made up stories and singing silly songs. Children can learn word manipulation, sounds, grammar structures and solving arguments. Literacy is promoted by pretending to read books, hearing books read, reenacting stories, and environmental print. These are some of the ways children can start developing interest in reading and, in how stories work....   [tags: pretend, learn, styles, children]

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Parents of Obese Children and Charges of Child Abuse

- Imagine you are invited to a BBQ. You get there and after sitting down with your plate you notice a man with a child sitting at the table across from yours. You see that the man is feeding this child a stick of butter, spoonfuls of fat and washing it down with cups full of grease. Do you feel there should be consequences for this. If you do, what would be appropriate. In most states this would be considered child abuse. Child abuse is defined by the CDC as the following; “…any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child.” There are strict laws against physical and sexual abuse for the health and wellbeing...   [tags: Obesity in Children]

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No Hope for the Children in There Are No Children Here

- No Hope for the Children in There Are No Children Here       Henry Horner Homes, an inner-city housing project, is the setting in which the story of two boys growing up in America’s inner-city occurs. The story tracks the River’s family, particularly the two middle boys, Lafeyette and Pharoah, focusing on the strife-ridden times of drugs, death, gangs, and poverty. The author describes how devastating life in the inner city is for a family, but mainly for the children. Public housing complexes were seen as pleasurable places....   [tags: There are No Children Here Essays]

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Foster Care Is Beneficial for Children

- SEP Paper Only te n percent of children that are found abused are placed into foster care. The other ninety percent of children that are found being abused or neglected do not receive help. The goal of foster care is to help provide a stable, safe, and nurturing environment. “Foster care is the temporary placement of children and youth with families outside of their own home due to child abuse or neglect (Foster Parent Information par. 2)”. Children should have the opportunity to leave a harmful environment and to be placed somewhere safe and protected....   [tags: protecting children from abuse and neglect]

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Children: Innocent Victims of Domestic Violence

- Domestic violence is comprised of willful intimidation, assault, battery, sexual assault or other abusive behavior committed by an intimate partner against another. According to The National Center for Victims of Crime (2011), aggressors of domestic violence persistently disparage, degrade or humiliate their partners. Unfortunately, domestic violence victims are known to habitually blame their own actions, rather than the violent behavior of the abuser. Conversely, violence perpetrated by abusers is repetitively self-driven and depends little on the victims' behavior....   [tags: Violence Against Children]

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Divorces Have Negative Effects on Children

- Introduction In our nation divorce is a big part of life. Divorce is the legal dissolution of marriage or the termination of an existing relationship or union. Divorce starts with two adults but always ends up impacting the children in the biggest way. Sons and daughters of divorce often feel confused and abandoned, lose their family structure, and experience identity crisis. Many parents never bother to think of how divorce will affect their children. Children are impacted by divorce in multiple ways....   [tags: Divorce Hurts Children]

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The Fear Of Someone Having A Sexuality

- The fear of someone having a sexuality or gender that does not fit within the strict confines of cisgender heterosexuality usually takes the form of aggressive intolerance towards those who identify as lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ). This kind of fear is known as homophobia and in some cases homophobia can keep some people away from intuitions of education. In classrooms all across America there are LGBTQ students facing the hardship of living in country where homophobia is seen as acceptable....   [tags: Sexual orientation, Homosexuality, Bisexuality]

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Older Women Having Babies

- ... Chromosomes contain genetic information that is passed down from the parents to the child. The possibility of a mistake during cell division rise as a woman ages, therefore; the chances of chromosomal dysfunction increases. “All genetic abnormalities increase as the egg gets older.”(Cohen, and Bonifield) Each female is born with a certain amount of eggs, these eggs do not multiply and you cannot add more. During each menstrual period a female loses one of her eggs, and these cannot be replaced....   [tags: complications, first time pregnancies ]

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Does Violence Have A Place? Children 's Literature?

- Is exposing young children to violence in literature beneficial to their development. The article, “Does Violence Have a Place in Children’s Literature?”, by Megan Creasey delivers insight on how violence placed in children 's stories can be beneficial to their development. Creasey appeals to logic by providing statistics on why violence in literature can be a good thing. However, the article was lacking in diversity of point of views. Sources used by Creasey, compiled a clear image on the pros of violence in literature but, not on the cons....   [tags: Children's literature, Fiction, Literature]

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Eight Wonders of the World: Eight Adopted Children.

- Eight Wonders of the World Eight children. All just a little bit different from the rest. All with different parents and different genes and completely different deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that traces back to completely different parts of the world. Broken branches grafted onto a different family tree, as Shane Koyczan would say. They are all a part of the same family, though; all held together, to each other, by the same bond. They are now and forever linked together. They are brothers, sisters, and friends....   [tags: loving children that are not your own]

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Children’s Literature in India

- ... Mahashweta Devi’s The why-why girl is a tale about a curious tribal girl. Mariam Karim Ahlawat’s Putul and the Dolphins and The King and the Kiang are about the relationship that is shared by men and nature. Anushka Ravishankar, Paro Anand, T.V Padma, Ramendra Kumar, Suniti Namjoshi and Ranjit Lal are the most prominent names in the field. Anushka who is primarily a writer of non-sensical fiction which is the most preferred genre by the kids switched on a creative spark in reinventing the old stories in The Story Teller: Tales from the Arabian Nights while still staying true to the original because as she says they have been “told, retold, televised and made into films” (Vijaykumar)....   [tags: children´s book, young adults, wizards, ]

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The Importance Of Having The Assistance Of The Paternal Figure

- The importance of having the assistance of the paternal figure in the balancing act of a mother working and caring for the children should be recognized. The correct amount of balance should be given to the child in order to counteract any negative effects maternal employment may bring about in a child. While there seems to be a plethora of information pertaining to the negative effects of maternal employment, there are also positive attributes. Chambliss et al. conducted a study of 151 suburban and urban junior high school students in regards to the influence of maternal employment on their perceptions of the costs and benefits associated with mothers ' working outside the home and if that...   [tags: Mother, Parent, Family, Father]

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Benefits Of Having A Two Career Family

- In the past, things were not so expensive. Mothers stayed home with their children while the father worked outside of the home to support the family. Nowadays, that is not the case. More and more mothers everyday work outside the home, so the family can make ends meet. Although the mothers would like to stay home with their children, there are some advantages of having a two-career family. The family has more money for bills, entertainment, and a savings account. A two-career family can better afford the cost of everyday living....   [tags: Money, Credit card, Payment, Economics]

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What Would Freud, Diamond and Frankl Say about Angelina Jolie

- In the works by Freud, Diamond and Frankl they discuss how a person should live. In the life of Angelina Jolie, they would all have different opinions on if she is living her life correctly or not. In her life she has countless ups and downs. She is an award winning actress, film director, screenwriter, and author. She worked in humanitarian causes for example; Special Envoy, Goodwill, and as The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She has been condemned for different reasons too. Most notably for the people she was married to....   [tags: having meaning in your life]

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The Curse of Life in There Are No Children Here

- There Are No Children Here – The Curse of Life      To most living in the Henry Horner Homes, life often seems to be more of a curse than a gift. The people of this public housing project only experience the briefest moments of joy before the reality of their lives comes rushing back to them. This book chronicles the lives of two boys, Lafeyette, 10, and Pharoah, 7, from the summer of 1985 to the fall of 1989. Though the boys are young, author Alex Kotlowitz adeptly conveys that these children are not children at all....   [tags: There are No Children Here Essays]

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Tone and Imagery in The School Children

- Tone and Imagery in The School Children Louise Gluck's The School Children may provide some shock for readers as it twists and turns through a school day marked by eerie abnormalities. Gluck successfully uses visual imagery to convey a deeper meaning to a fourteen-line poem about children, teachers and parents. These three groups come to life through the descriptive poem that allows readers to form their own conclusions. Though Gluck’s meaning is never clearly stated, her use of tone and imagery create an extremely visual work with three dynamic sets of characters....   [tags: School Children Essays]

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Treating and Educating Talented Children

- Often in our society, and in our educational systems, approximately 3 million gifted children in the United States of America-accounting for “approximately 6% of the student population” -get overlooked and do not receive the guidance that they need to flourish in the world today. These unusually gifted children can be categorized as children with “special needs…not covered by federal laws for the disabled.” To accommodate these special needs, parents, and teachers must understand how these children, and how to deal with their ups, and downs....   [tags: gifted children, children with special needs]

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The Horror of Poverty Exposed in There Are No Children Here

- The Horror of Poverty Exposed in There Are No Children Here           When one thinks of poverty often the mental picture that comes to mind is of single parent welfare, dependent, women and unemployed, drug-addicted, alcoholic lackadaisical men. The children are often forgotten. The impact of poverty, the destruction of crime and stigmatization of the violence on the children is more devastating and irreversible than the miseducation and illiteracy that most often companies poverty. The implication is not the poverty can not be overcome but that the cycles of teenage pregnancy, welfare dependency, and dropping out of high school continues and are hard to break....   [tags: There are No Children Here Essays]

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Should Children Be Allowed To Testify In Court?

- Should Children Be Allowed To Testify In Court.      Over the past ten years, more research has been done involving children's testimony than that of all the prior decades combined. Ceci & Bruck (93) have cited four reasons for this : - The opinion of psychology experts is increasingly being accepted by courts as testimony, - Social research is more commonly being applied to the issues of children's rights, - More research into adult suggestibility in accordance with reason naturally leads to more research into child suggestibility, - Children are more commonly being used as witnesses in cases where they are directly involved (i.e....   [tags: Children Court Testifying Essays]

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Preparing for and Having a Baby

- Preparing for and Having a Baby There are many different areas to consider when preparing for and having a newborn. Whether the pregnancy was planned or unplanned or the couple is married or not, a newborn baby brings new responsibilities. Having a baby also forces people to make adjustments both financially and within the family. Parents also express concerns and expectations when having a newborn comma especially when it is their first; including what roles each parent and family member should play, how much confidence they have in their parenting skills, and how much financial strain would be placed on the family once the newborn has arrived....   [tags: Pregnancy Childbearing Essays]

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Emotional Side Effects of Having Childhood Obesity

- Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that can affect children and teenagers. It is diagnosed when a child is above the normal weight for his or her age and height. Obesity is “one of the most stigmatizing and least socially acceptable conditions in childhood” ("Childhood Obesity: Emotional Effects And Sedentary Lifestyles | Mollen Foundation Preventing Childhood Obesity"). Childhood obesity is really dangerous because all the extra pounds often start children on the path to bad health problems....   [tags: depression, low self-esteem]

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Childhood Obesity : The State Of Having Excess Body Fat

- Childhood obesity has increasingly grown in children and adolescents throughout the years. Obesity is the state of having excess body fat. Today obesity amongst children has increased dramatically. With many children being overweight it can cause change in behavior of the child towards his or her friends and family. Children who suffer from childhood obesity are more likely to lack physical education, be bullied, and have other major health issues that correlate with their weight. Obesity in children could lead to lack of physical activity....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Childhood obesity]

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Corporal Punishment of Children Should be Banned

- The term corporal punishment is defined as the use of physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience pain, but not injury, "for the purpose of correction or control of the child’s behavior" ("A Report" 18). In America, parents' use of corporal punishment in homes have been defined legally by the states as “encompassing ‘reasonable’ force with some states adding qualifiers that it must also be ‘appropriate’ (AL, AK, AZ, CA, CC), ‘moderate’ (AR, DE, SC, SD), or ‘necessary’ (MT, NH, NY, OR, TX, WI)....   [tags: Spanking Children]

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Effects of Having a Cell Phone in Elementary School

- Technology has dominated our lives in every direction. Children are growing up in a digital era; a world full of technology. Since our world is full of technology every child is growing up wanting to be a part of the latest portable technologies. Children younger and younger are exposed to the latest technologies as the technology advances. Determining whether or not it is appropriate for elementary school students to be able to carry their cell phones in school is very difficult. Parents and guardians are under the impression that technology is beneficial, but they don’t understand how children are using the technology to their benefit....   [tags: technology, digital era, cyberbullying]

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Choices for Couples: Having None or Only One Offspring

- A child is a pleasure of a house because he or she creates untold joy to his or her parents. Unfortunately, Child-rearing is very pricey in these days. According to the U.S. survey, middle-income parent spend $234,900 for a child until he or she turns to 17, and that does not include for college tuition cost. That huge amount of money is a very big dilemma for the couples whether they should become parents or not. The parents not only have that financial responsibility, but also require sacrificing their time and freedom for the offspring with love, care and attention....   [tags: child rearing, childfree, parenthood]

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A Research Study On Kids Having Multiple Recess Periods

- States that choose to participate in the LiiNK (Let’s inspire Innovation ’N kids) project show a research study on the effects of kids having multiple recess periods a day. Throughout the united states it is mandatory that students have both recess periods and physical education courses. LiiNK pushes the concept that more time on the playground equals success in the classroom. With children sitting still all day, how can having less to no recess benefit students. By adding more recess periods or more time during the periods, students have the opportunity to benefit cognitively, socially, emotionally and physically, which would create a stress free learning environment and more success in the...   [tags: Education, Classroom, Rooms]

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The Effect of Domestic Violence on Children

- Studies indicate that 30-43% of children in the United States have witnessed some form of physical violence between their parents. This violence can have a profound effect on preschoolers cognitive and emotional development. Studies suggest that younger children may be more vulnerable to the effects of witnessing domestic violence than older children (Johnson and Lieberman, 2011) so it is very disturbing to recognize that young children are more likely to witness incidents of violence than older children (Ybarra, Wilkens, & Lieberman, 2011)....   [tags: Impact Domestic Violence Children]

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An Act for the Adopion of Children

- All one wants in life is to feel safe and loved. When one feels safe and loved they become more stable in life. Adoption makes one feel loved and safe by giving a less fortunate child to a loving family. Sad as it may be, many people do not understand this about adoption and the impact it can make in a child’s life. Many people also do not understand what happens to children if they are not adopted, and the affects it has on society.One still needs to realize that adopting from the United States helps our society....   [tags: orphaned children, indentured servant]

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Reactive Attachment Disorder in Children

- An embryo forms in the uterus of a soon-to-be mother. Already the organism is dependent on its mother and is physically attached to her through the formation of the umbilical cord. After birth, the interactions between the child and its caregivers determine whether this attachment continues on a healthy path or begins to become disturbed. When the latter occurs, children may develop reactive attachment disorder (RAD) Being that this disorder is fairly misdiagnosed and misunderstood, there is not much empirical data as pertains to its etiological bases and epidemiology....   [tags: Disruptive Behaviors in Children]

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Calming Tips for Hyperactive Children

- As challenging as it is to be around a hyperactive child, it is essential that you know and understand what they are going through as well as how you can help in keeping them calm. A parent may have to speak to a hyperactive child about his/her behavior several times in an hour with no avail. There are several factors that cause a hyperactive child such as emotional or relationship issues, diet, and other environmental factors. Focusing on overcoming these factors can result in a more controlled and calm child....   [tags: techniques for children with special needs]

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Brief Library Summary about Fiction Books for Children

- Brooks, Gwendolyn. (2007). Bronzeville boys and girls. Illus. by Faith Ringgold New York, NY: Amistad/Harper Collins. 41 pages. Gr. 3-5. Summary: In the book Bronzeville Boys and Girls there are many different poems about African-American children and their daily lives. The first poem is called Mexie and Bridie, it is about two young girls having a tea party beneath the trees. The next poems are about a boy named Val who rides off on his bicycle, a boy and girl who have their aunts and uncles visit....   [tags: Children, Imagination]

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Proper Restraints for Children

- Children are more likely than adults to be injured in a car crash if not put in the proper restraints, because they have softer bones, weaker neck muscles, and their bodies are more fragile. Children have larger heads in proportion to their bodies. This is due to children 13 years of age and under should ride in the back seat of a vehicle. A child safety seat is designed to: hold the child in the seat in the vehicle, protect the child from being thrown out of the vehicle or from hitting something in the vehicle, absorb the force of the impact, and prevent crushing of the child by other passengers....   [tags: car crash, children, safety]

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Give Children the Vote? I Vote No

- Give Children the Vote. “What I suggest is that children be allowed to grow into their own right to vote at whatever rate suits them individually,” argues Vita Wallace as her major claim in the essay “Give children the vote” (1998, p.147). This is a thoughtful argument by Wallace, but I disagree with it. In this essay, Wallace presents her opinion, but the major claim could also be presented as a fact, judgment, or policy (McFadden, 2003). Throughout the essay, I see the interesting approach Wallace takes to try convince the audience....   [tags: Essay Critique Children Voting Rights Essays]

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The African Children's Project and Orphans in Africa

- The African Children’s Project & Orphans in Africa There are approximately over 20 million children, under the age of 15, that have lost one or both parents through HIV/AIDS in Africa(Unicef, 10). Those children are usually brought to orphanages that are placed in certain areas around Africa. A great deal of the orphanages are ran by Christian organizations and have the under lying message of Christ in their homes. The African Children’s Project is one of the many orphanages open in Africa that was founded by Christians....   [tags: Children in Africa, Orphans, Orphanages]

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The Benefits Of Having A Pet Dog

- The Benefits of Having a Pet Dog Dogs have been a very popular domestic pet amongst people in different countries for many years. The most common reason for people to own a dog is to have a companion to play with, bond with, and to spend time with. Not only are dogs true companions, they are also beneficial to have in terms of health. Most people, including myself, who do own a dog, are not aware of the tremendous impact these dogs have on one’s psychological, physiological and sociological health....   [tags: Dog, Pet, Dogs, Stanley Coren]

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America Needs More Government Programs to Pull Children Out of Poverty

- The face of poverty is changing in the United States. When someone mentions that a person is living in poverty, we are inclined to think of a bum living on the street, eating at shelters, and using whatever money they have for alcohol, drugs and tobacco. Usually we visualize this person as being a middle-aged male with drab clothing and a long beard. This description may have fit the average person living in poverty or on the street a few years ago, but it is no longer a correct generalization. Children are the face of poverty in 2015....   [tags: Children and Families in Poverty, 2015]

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Undocumented Children Should Attend College

- As Americans, we believe that our great country is a land of milk and honey, of open windows and opportunities, and of rights and privileges. With that being said, we all strive to live the American Dream, with some if not most of us, leaving not only our mother country in the process but our comfort zone. The question to ask is, “Is everyone in this nation, legal or illegal, entitled to these blessings bestowed to us by this country?” After all, according to the Declaration of Independence, we as human beings are granted life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness (US 1776)....   [tags: Children in Immigrant Parents]

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Benefits Of Having The Dream Act

- Chase Your Dreams Many argue that Illegal immigrants have no future in receiving a college degree or pursuing their dreams. In today’s century America has grown with thousands of immigrants coming in the U.S. more every year. These immigrants come into the United States for a change and to help our country in many ways such as economy wise, work opportunities, and higher education. Because of the high population of undocumented immigrants our country would not be the same today. The Dream Act which is defined as a Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act would greatly benefit many undocumented students in the Yakima Valley....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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What Are We Having For Dinner?

- When an American household questions, “What are we having for dinner?” a conventional American response is simply, “I am not sure.” There are so many delicious and convenient food choices to choose from in America, but that delicious convenience can have detrimental health effects later in life. With today’s technology it is very simple to find a healthy recipe, purchase the healthy ingredients, and enter the kitchen for meal preparation. Notice that whichever choice is made, it requires its own sacrifice....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Fast food, Cooking]

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Having a Good Time at Work

- Imagine that a job allows it employees to have the hours that work best for the employees. The employee has all of their needs met every hour they were at their job. The employee truly feels they are important to the employer they work for. There are many companies doing just that for their employees today. These companies are finding that they have far less employee turnover (“Forbes Magazine”). Some of the biggest companies around the world are finding new ways to take special care of their employees by offering them top salaries, lavish company perks, and offering flexible schedules....   [tags: Work Environment, SAS]

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Having Regulations On Reality T.V.

- There has always been controversy as to whether there should be regulations on reality tv shows or not It would be a positive gesture to hold regulations on reality tv. Although having regulations on reality tv limits violence, decreases bad ratings, and makes the show more family oriented, it can make the show less intriguing because it wouldn’t be as melodramatic, it wouldn’t be real if it had rules, and it limits the freedom of the people on the show. According to Shannon Kelly, reality television has the worst reputation of any type of television programming....   [tags: technology, profanity, violence]

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Challenges of Having Premature Babies

- A baby’s arrival can be very joyful for a first time mother in a way that it brings particular challenges and experiences that could change a life forever. When a baby is born premature it can discomfort the family knowing that they’re child is at risk and even exposed to death. Some of the premature babies come for the first time in the world with a defect that causes agony in the family and especially in the mother. Premature babies are a very important issue in today’s society because it involves the health of a new born....   [tags: Dangers, Funding Medical Care]

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Social and Emotional Impact of Children's Toys

- Everyone has grown up with a certain toy they loved to play with, but no one really knew the effects it would on them as they aged. Children that are obsessed with their toys and other devices could be affected negatively and positively both with their emotional and social skills and development. When babies are born, they are forced into what they will play with, but it should not be that way. Parents need to give their children space to have an open mind about what toys they want to play with (Roberts 1 of 1)....   [tags: emotional, social skills, development, children]

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​Children with Disabilities are Often Marginalized in Society

- ... And God designs and created each person for His own goodness before the person is born (Psalm 139:13). ​However, culture does identify and classify a group of people who are not alike or typical in the general population. This is disturbing and there remains a question, how do things come to be as they are. According to the Bible, God never makes mistakes but does what is good in His sight (Matthew 5:48; Genesis 1:31; Romans 8:28). Things that God deems good may not synchronize with human perspective....   [tags: social justice, children with special needs]

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Having Skin One Day

- of having skin One day we will all wake up from our beds, and realize that this great nation, a land full of hope, love and unity has been over taken by illegal immigrant. This illegal immigrants will rule over us with iron hands, our lands will be seized, our daughters will be raped and our sons will be murdered for trying to rebel against an anarchy government. My fellow Americans it is time for us to reason as one and fight this battle which is far from over, our predecessors tried but all failed when it came to making strong political stands on this pandemic which is constantly taking over our nation....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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Does Having an Offshore Occupation Have a Detrimental Impact on the Dyanamic of the Family

- RESEARCH QUESTION The research question under review is; “How does having an offshore occupation impact the family dynamic?” The aim of the study is to investigate whether or not having an offshore occupation has a detrimental impact on the dynamic of the family, particularly in relation to the spouse and their children. BACKGROUND There appears to be a gap in the literature concerning the adaptions to families whilst the male role figure is away for weeks at a time, despite major’s changes that have occurred across the industry....   [tags: relationship behavior research]

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Answers to Questions Pertaining Children, Parents and Family Needs

- Unit 20: Children, Parents and Family Needs E1: Explain the needs of families which may require professional support. Many different families have a variety of needs in which they may require professional support. Families that have a large number of children may not have the right amount of living space, therefore children may have to share beds or parent may not have a bedroom to sleep in. Children living in this situation are less likely to concentrate and therefore they develop a lot slower than other children....   [tags: children's play, professional support]

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How Does Delays Affect Children 's Development?

- There is children and young people (YP) around the world, whose parents cannot or chose not to care for them. The latest figures show there are more than 83,000 children in the UK, including 64,400 looked after children (LAC) in England (Barnardos 2016). In the past decades, the interest for looked after children and young people, has indicated attention around the care systems planning of long-term placements and their priority of stable relationships. In addition a large and growing body of literature has investigated how delays in permanency can affect children’s development, forming attachments and other factors leading to complex problems in adolescence and later life....   [tags: Children Act 1989]

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Children of Donor Insemination: A Child's Right to Know

- There are couples where one member is infertile, there are women or men who may want to raise a child on their own, and there are homosexual couples―these are all people, who need help in order to procreate. They can turn to gamete donors in order to pursue the goal they have of procreating. One half of the child’s genetic material would come from someone who would be raising the child, while the other half would come from a donor. In this essay I intend to argue that it is ethically appropriate to inform children who are conceived by means of an egg or sperm donor of their biological origins and, in the case that they wish to know, the identity of their non-social, biological parent....   [tags: Infertility, Insemination, Parenting, Children]

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Effects of Parent's Incarceration on Children

- Being the child of an incarcerated parent has substantial amounts of negative influences on youth today. As young children, many consider their parents as role models. Someone who they can confide in, someone who will preserve them, and someone who will guide them through life. For most youngsters having an incarcerated parent, means that their admirable example in life is absent. Not having a parent present in one's childhood leads to innumerable negative outcomes and impacts. Statistics have shown that one in every five children has seen their parent’s arrest....   [tags: re entry on childre, incarcerated parents]

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Effects Of Poverty On Children And Children

- Mahatma Grandhi, leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India, stated “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread” (www.goodreads.com). Poverty is a problem which has always existed in many societies. It is a rampant problem from poor countries to affluent countries, so it will never be an out-of-date subject to discuss. The state of having low income has a devastating impact on adults. Similarly, the effects of poverty on children can last throughout their life....   [tags: Poverty, Cycle of poverty, Health care]

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Children's Organization

- UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) .An NGO charity, operated by the UN was organized more than 50 years ago It is active in over 191 countries such as Jordan Egypt and Iraq. It is run by volunteers and they get their funding through donations. Their mission statement is advocating for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to support their full participation in the political, social and economic development of their communities. This NGO is run by volunteers and funded by donations....   [tags: UNICEF, save the children]

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The Relationship Between Children And Children

- BACKGROUND Angela Dixon met Reginald James when she was thirteen. They became friends and stayed in touch all through high school. In 1983, the couple begin to date. The relationship was a dysfunctional one and they frequently broke up and got back together. Despite the dysfunction, the couple managed to have three children together. In 1990, Reginald’s brother, Artis passed away at age 29. To cope with the loss of his brother, Reginald begin to abuse drugs. In May of 1992, the couple had their fourth and final child....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Parent, Mother]

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Children And Their Effects On Children

- They face many issues such as economic instability, depression, loneliness, fear of being alone and feeling betrayed. Children feel depressed in cases like this because even at a young age they know that things are not okay. They also suffer from fear and being betrayed, they suffer fear because they 're scared of what is going to happen to their family since they 're so used to having their family together. Many times children who face this situations feel like they’ve been betrayed because they don’t know why their mother or father have gone away and not came back....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Children 's Influence On Children

- Children that grow up without their parents Parents should make their children their first priority, give them attention, love, and learn to communicate with them. If children were to be given more emotional support they would have high self-esteem, and be more productive in life. When there are absent parents’ children usually are effect emotionally, physically and even mentally. Single parents sometimes tend to pay more attention to work or other things than their children. That can cause children to believe that they are not wanted nor loved....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Psychology, Psychological abuse]

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Children 's Role For Children

- . According to the U.S. Census Bureau, “24 million children in America -- one out of every three -- live in biological father-absent homes” (108). This shows that many men today tend to leave the house and don’t take responsibility when it comes to taking care of their family, and put all the hard work and responsibilities on mothers. According to Mark Mather “The number of single mother families has risen over the years causing people to think that children who grow up without a father tend to be unstable in life (56)....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Father, Family]

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Children 's Influence On Children

- Books are the first introduction to many topics for children. In fact, for a child, it is an essential time to start reading, since it is an age where the children’s minds start developing preferences (Moser). Picture books are among the first literature, a child comes into contact with. Yet without a doubt, the majority of those characters are white or anthropomorphic animals with stories full of Eurocentric beliefs. Most children’s books neglect a variety of topics such as religion, race, homosexual, transgender, cultures, disability, and social status....   [tags: Gender, Transgender, Gender role, Publishing]

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Children As Young As Children

- ‘Can children as young as 6 have gender stereotypical language’ Introduction Psychologist Jean Piaget observed that children as young as 3 used gender stereotyping in their language. This was a feature that became more entrenched as they progressed into school. As a budding teacher, I was interested in exploring this phenomenon to see whether anything has changed in the last 50 years since his research. After reading and investigating his work I decided I would base my project around this but I decide that I wanted to look at children aged 6/7 who are of school age since this is the age range where the majority of stereotypical language in children occur....   [tags: Female, Male, Jean Piaget, Boy]

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Children 's Influence On Children

- People assume that children lack the ability to comprehend things but that isn’t quite the truth. Though a child doesn’t view things from an adult’s perspective doesn’t mean that their thoughts or feelings aren’t valid. Children are very intelligent, that is why it’s important that receive guidance and direction from their parents. If not they can be easily misled. When dealing with children it’s important for parents to be patient, flexible and understanding. Every child is different, what works with one child may not work with another....   [tags: Psychology, Behavior, The Child, Controversy]

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Children At Play : Children

- Children at play I sat at a local park, and watched the children play observing their behaviors. One behavior in particular I noticed was a child who was much smaller than the other children He seemed to be aggressive towards the other kids on the playground. Screaming, and throwing tantrums if he wasn’t allowed on the swings because another child was already on them. This caught my eye, as unusual. Most children enjoy running around the park and playing with the other kids their age. This child, just seemed to be anti-social....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Child development]

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Differences Between Children And Children

- Comparison Contrast Essay Some people grow up with the dream of having a family with a lot of kids. Others choose not to have kids. Society seems to dictate that having a family with kids is the norm. However, over time this has changed. Now more than ever more people are just cohabitating and choosing there careers and lifestyles over having a big family and getting married with children. Getting married and having children takes financial responsibility and stability. There is more at home time needed and less "me" time for yourself....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Cohabitation]

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Children Should Not Adopt Children

- “They may not have my eyes, they may not have my smile, but they have all my heart,” (unknown). Across the country children who couldn’t want anything more in the world than a family and a place to call home, a place they can feel safe in. It should not matter if the parents that provide that home are homosexuals or heterosexuals, when it comes to loving a child it should be regarding the quality of nurture and care that they can provide. The stigma that comes with allowing a child to become adopted by same sex parents is that the child, we will become gay themselves because they do not observe a “traditional” parental pair....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation]

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Helping Children Handle Stress

- Stress is a common emotion or state that is experienced at difficult or threatening times. This is often not attributed to children, however, and can be even more detrimental to their mental and emotional state. High stress in children is both physically and psychologically harmful, which can affect behaviors and attitudes in the future. High stress can cause children to lag in academic settings and turn to detrimental social behaviors. This can even lead to heart disease, depression, and other serious complications later in life (Segal and Smith, 2014)....   [tags: Stress in Children]

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