Responsible Parenthood

2167 WordsJan 18, 20139 Pages
~Health~ Responsible Parent Hood Responsible parenthood refers to the ability of couples or parents to respond to the needs and aspiration of the family and children. The size of a family should be a shared responsibility of a couples or parents based on their available resources and the standard of living they wish to achieve. The family, in its varying forms, constitutes the primary focus of love, acceptance, and nurture, bringing fulfillment to parents and child. Healthful and whole personhoods develops as one is loved, responds to love, and in that relationship comes to wholeness as a child of God. Importance of having good family relationship 1. Provide education on humans’ sexuality and family life in its varying forms,…show more content…
But the road to a happy marriage is far from easy. And as today’s divorce statistics demonstrate all too well, many couples opt not to complete the journey. Parenting Is the process of raising and educating a child from birth until adulthood. This is usually done in a child’s family by the mother and father. Where parents are unable or unwilling to provide this care, the responsibility may be taken on by close relatives, such as older siblings, aunts and uncles, or grandparents. In other cases, children may be cared for by adoptive parents, foster parents, godparents, or in institutions. Mother - Is the natural or social female parent of an offspring. In the case of a mammal, including a human being, the mother gestates her child in the womb from conception until the fetus is sufficiently well-developed to be born. The mother then goes into labor and gives birth. Father - Is a traditionally the male parent of a child. Like mothers, fathers may be categorized according to their biological, and social or legal relationship with the child. Historically, the biological relationship paternity has been determinative of fatherhood. However, proof of paternity has been intrinsically problematic and so social rules, such as marriage, often determined who would be intrinsically problematic and so social rules, such as marriage, often determined who would be regarded
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