Single parenting in the United States has been a serious issue for many decades. Having your own family is a beautiful thing, but raising your children on your own is very different. Single parenting is usually referred to a parent who has most of the day-to-day responsibilities in the raising of the child or children, which would categorize them as the dominant caregiver who is not living with a spouse or partner, or those who are not married. Being a single parent comes with many challenges, not everyone is capable of being able to take care of their children n their own.
There are many reasons why single parenting occurs. The main reason why adults end up being a single parent is because of divorces. Unfortunately not many marriages last. The problem is that when people are married they tend to want to make there own family, that’s when kids are born. Then when the divorce occurs one of the parents stay with the kid ending up to be a single parent.
Another reason could be that maybe you were never married. If you were never married then there really isn’t a real commitment, so you can have a kid with
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Somebody and that person can leave you as a single parent whenever they want. Of course their consequences, but it happens.
It takes a lot to be a single parent. When you are a single parent you have all the responsibilities. You have to make sure your children are getting well educated, well fed, and well treated. You are there role model and what they see they learn.
Parents are an integral part of any child’s life. They are his safe haven, his stepping stones and his personal cheerleaders. They are the people who create a person in the first place hence he/she owes their existence to them (Laura, 11). They give a child his name, his characteristics and his personality. They also give him both his negative and positive traits. So, in my opinion it is a ...
According to facts a single parent raises one out of two Americans kids. In order for a single parent to be successful they need to fulfill roles as mother and father. They need to be nurturing, caring, and loving as well as assertive. They
Also need to be good at scheduling because there are not 2 parents that could pick them up from soccer practice etc. They also need a lot of patience because it can be frustrating with just you raising a child. Also some children who have that are separate have emotional issues that can be difficult to deal with.
The thing is not all single parents are great. The great ones are those who can be disciplinarians as well as nurturers, those who can put their child’s needs first, those who can manage working and parenting by somehow fitting 30 hours worth of responsibility into only 24. Great single parents are those who can be a role model for their children, maintain a healthy relationship with the other parent (if the other parent is still living) and encourage their child to do the same.
Single parenting is not an easy task. Being that I was raised by a single parent my mother had o take care of everything. She had to pay the bills, work,
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And make sure we ate. Not only was that hard but since she always had to work she had to hire a baby sitter which also was a bill added to her list. When you’re a single parent everything doubles up. Not only does it affect the parent but it also affect the children. Children can have friends who have parents that are married and wonder why their mom and dad got divorced or why they never got married. Being a single parent can also cause the children depression.
Violence can also happen due to the fact of dingle parenting. The single aren’t might take there anger out on the kids. Not only can it be physical violence but verbal abuse is also a main reason for kids to end up being raised wrongly.
Another issue with single parenting can be poverty. Although the government can provide help to the people I need, they still have many more responsibilities. Many people believe that because a single parent they are more likely to drop out of school, and have trouble keeping jobs as young adults raised a kid. Childcare cost is expensive. You have to make sure your kids have clothes on and shoes on there feet. Not only that but you have to make sure they have the right supplies for school and home supplies. Once your child has reached the age of 18 and has done all the things they have to do to become a wealthy independent. That’s when you as a single parent should be proud. Knowing that you did a great job and never gave up.
When I was younger, scraped knees were a daily thing and whenever that happened I would always run to the most important person in my life for help: my mom. To a child, a parent is someone that can care for and love them. Children start their attachments during infancy. Moreover does a person have to be biologically related to be a parent to a child, and does it affect the relationship to a ...