Chapter 11 Short Answer

Chapter 11 Short Answer - Russell, Emily OBT Chapter 11...

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Russell, Emily OBT Chapter 11 4/7/08 CFS 220 Sec. 2 Chapter 11 Short Answer/Discussion Questions 1. Describe circumstances that either increase or decrease the level of father involvement and participation in child care. Age, gender of children, age and gender attitudes of fathers, and fathers’ occupations and earnings all affect father involvement. Age-Fathers usually spend more time with their firstborns. This means the arrival of the first child increases father involvement and help with the child care. Gender- Fathers typically spend more time with their sons than they do their daughters. Having a boy increases the level father involvement, having a girl decreases it. Occupations and earnings- If Fathers work more hours and have time demanding jobs their level of involvement and participation if child care decreases. If the father lives with his child or children, the level of father involvement and participation in child care is likely to increase. If the father does not live with the child or children, the level of father involvement and participation in childcare is likely to decrease significantly. 2. Discuss how parents can foster high self-esteem in their children. Parents can install high self-esteem in their children by having high self-esteem themselves, accepting their child for the unique individual that they are, setting and enforcing clear concise limits, respecting the conflicts that may arise from these pre-set limits due to the individuality of the child, and responding sincerely to the child with thoughts and feelings. Children learn by modeling from their parents, therefore, if the parents do not have high self-esteem the
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