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The effect on children when both parents are employed

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in english, literature and language

The Effect on Children When Both Parents Are Employed


By the end of the XX century escalating economical problems and mutative social tendencies resulted in almost role of a woman as a housekeeper and a full-time child watcher . Nowadays overwhelming majority of families can not afford single income to cover all the needs . Therefore both parents have to work in to provide their children with everything necessary for normal development and progress

Undoubtedly , such social transformation of female role in the family brought to definite changes in family lifestyle and [banner_entry_middle]

, especially , had a great influence on children of full-time employed parents . It is possible to say that the effects of the situation with both working parents on children can be classified as positive and negative ones Such conclusion can come into mind of a researcher after interviewing little children or addressing to childhood memories of grown-ups

Negative outcomes are , first of all , lack of communication of parents with children . When mom and dad are full-time working , kids receive considerably less parental time , attention and guidance . In addition they need to get used to someone , who is providing them with day care (a babysitter , a teacher , etc , when parents are out , or to being alone at home . These things can affect psychological condition of children and result in a sort of mental disturbance or dis

When I was 3 , my mother decided to continue working . She did not want to place me to a child day care center , so I was sent to my grandma ‘s . It ‘s been very hard for me to get along with the old woman , who had rather tough temper . Besides , I was strongly to my mom and was missing her desperately , which somehow affected my understanding of the world around me . I think it would be better not to send me away and take care of me at least in work-free hours

At the same time , being always next to child can result in some slow-downs , deformations and other problems in proper development of a child . Non-working mothers have to beware giving too much attention to their children and must encourage their kids to be independent fearless , self-organized , determined , strong-minded , etc

My school friend Kelly used to tell me that , having spent all the childhood next to her not working mom , she had developed strong attachment to her mother . In her family mom was always next the daughter and demonstrated incredible care . Later on , it caused some difficulties for Kelly to learn how to cope with difficulties of life . For example she did not want to go to school , used to be extremely afraid of strangers and always cried

Also , when one parent is full-time employed and the other is at home dealing with children , parents can have different images in the eyes of their kids . The one who punishes and sermonizes can become a bad parent , and the one who has no time for this is a good parent Little Jane… [banner_entry_footer]

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