4 Preparation for Parenthood Being a parent is one of the most important roles a person has in life.To be ready for parenting, a person needs to have a strong sense of commitment and desire to be a parent, a person needs to have emotional maturity to handle the changes and demands of parenthood, be aware of their own health (risks under 17 and over 35), remember it is expensive, it takes time, it takes skills, it takes energy, and it takes communicationRemember to have reasonable expectations for your child and yourselfemotional maturityBeing responsible enough to consistently put someone else’s needs before your own needs.parentingThe process of caring for children and helping them grow and develop.
5 Preparation for Parenthood Raising a child is expensive, so managing resources wisely is important for families.There are many ways to learn parenting skills.Parents develop in stages as their children develop.
6 Preparation for Parenthood – Galinsky’s Stages of parenthood Time PeriodParents’ Tasks
7 Family Life Cycle Beginning stage Childbearing stage Child rearing stageLaunching stageEmpty nest stageRetirement stage(family: a group of two or more people who care about each other and are committed to each other)
8 Variations to the family life cycle Single adulthoodSingle parenthoodDivorceRemarriageCouples without childrenAdult children who move back in with parentsParents who move back in with their adult children(more women working, rising population of older citizens, changing family roles, mobile society, awareness of family values)
9 Parenting Responsibilities and Rewards Parents feel great joy when a new child joins the family.Once people become parents, they must put the needs of their children ahead of their own needs.List some of the needs of children that parents must be prepared to meet.9
10 Parenting Responsibilities and Rewards Caring for a child takes a huge amount of time and energy. (lifestyle changes)Parenthood requires many emotional adjustments.Fear, frustration, worry, jealousy, depressionRelationship changesEmployment AdjustmentsLegal responsibilities
11 Parenting Responsibilities and Rewards Mothers and fathers are legally responsible to provide food, shelter, clothing, medical care, education, and legal help for their children.Parenthood has many rewards. – happiness, pride, love, sense of accomplishmentFirst smileFirst wordFirst I love youFirst steps
12 Section 2.2 Teen Parenthood Choosing abstinence from sexual activityallows you to take responsibility for yourwell-being.
14 Sexual Development Sexuality includes: how people feel about themselves (male/female).a sense of responsibility for others.an understanding of other people’s feelings.It is expressed in the way you walk, talk, move, dress, dream, laugh…sexualityYour beliefs and values about sexual behavior.
15 Sexual Development (closeness between Physical and Chemical (hormonal) changesOne role of the family is to pass on family values.Sexual pressures (social)during puberty asintimacy develops(closeness betweentwo people not necessarily sexual activity)
16 AbstinenceChoosing abstinence allows you to take responsibility for your well-being.Show affection in nonsexual ways.abstinenceA deliberate decision to avoid high-risk behaviors, including sexual activity and the use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.
17 Consequences of Sexual Activity Sexual activity as a teen can cause difficulties in future relationships and loss of self-respect.STIs and pregnancy are potential outcomes of sexual activitysexually transmitted infection (STI)A disease that is spread from one person to another by sexual contact.
18 STIs (see pg 46 and/or handout) ChlamydiaGenital herpes – no cureGenital warts – no cure; vaccine availableHepatitis B – no cure; vaccine available; can lead to liver diseaseGonorrheaSyphilisHIV/AIDS – no cure; can cause death
19 Consequences of Sexual Activity Pregnant teens face health risks, emotional and social stress, financial issues, and education challenges.paternityThe legal identification of a man as the biological father of a child.What are some specific challenges that pregnancy might pose for a teenager?
20 Contraception (chap 4 family planning pg 94) AbstinenceHormonal implantsHormonal patchHormonal injectionsIUDVaginal implantBirth control pillsMale and female condomDiaphragmCervical cap or spongeNatural family planning (rhythm method)Spermicide
21 Teen Parenting Options Pregnant teens’ options include marriage, single parenthood, and adoption.Confidential adoption – birth parents do not know the names of the adoptive parentsOpen adoption – the birth parents and adoptive parents know something about each other; may possibly even meet each otherTeen parents need help to decide what is best for them and their baby.Many teen parents suffer from burnout or depression.
22 Take ResponsibilitySexual responsibility means knowing the facts about sexuality, and basing your decisions on values.Having a relationship based on fidelity shows responsibility.fidelityFaithfulness to an obligation, duty, or trust.
23 Preview: Types of families (chapter 3) Nuclear – a family group with two generationsExtended - a family group that includes relatives other than parents and children within a single householdSingle parent – a family group that consists of one parent and one or more children sharing a householdBlended – a family group that consists of a married couple and at least one child from a parent’s previous relationship
24 Parenting and Families Chapter SummarySection 2.1Parenting and FamiliesParenting is a learning process, and offers many challenges and rewards.People who are ready for parenthood have considered their own emotional maturity, health issues, financial concerns, resource management skills, and parenting skills.24
25 Decisions related to sexuality cannot be made casually. Chapter SummarySection 2.2Teen ParenthoodDecisions related to sexuality cannot be made casually.Abstinence is the only guaranteed way to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.There are several options for teens who are pregnant.25
26 ReviewDo you remember the vocabulary terms from this chapter? Use the following slides to check your knowledge of the definitions.The slides in this section include both English and Spanish terms and definitions.Start
27 The process of caring for children and helping them grow and develop. parentingcrianzaThe process of caring for children and helping them grow and develop.El proceso de cuidar a los niños y ayudarlos a crecer y desarrollarse.Show Definition
28 emotional maturity madurez emocional Being responsible enough to consistently put someone else’s needs before your own needs.Tener la responsabilidad de siempre poner las necesidades de otra persona antes que las propias.Show Definition
29 Your beliefs and values about sexual behavior. sexualitysexualidadYour beliefs and values about sexual behavior.Sus creencias y valores sobre el comportamiento sexual.Show Definition
30 hormonehormonaA chemical in the body that controls the changes that occur as teens become sexually mature.Sustancia química que controla los cambios que ocurren en el cuerpo cuando los jóvenes adquieren madurez sexual.Show Definition
31 abstinence abstinencia A deliberate decision to avoid high-risk behaviors, including sexual activity and the use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.Decisión premeditada de evitar comportamientos de alto riesgo, como la actividad sexual y el uso del tabaco, el alcohol y otras drogas.Show Definition
32 sexually transmitted infection (STI) infección transmitida sexualmente (ITS)A disease that is spread from one person to another by sexual contact.Una enfermedad que se propaga de una persona a otra a través del contacto sexual.Show Definition
33 The legal identification of a man as the biological father of a child. paternitypaternidadThe legal identification of a man as the biological father of a child.La identificación legal de un hombre como padre biológico de un niño.Show Definition
34 confidential adoption adopción confidencial An adoption in which the birth parents do not know the names of the adoptive parents.Una adopción en la que los padres biológicos no conocen los nombres de los padres adoptivos.Show Definition
35 open adoption adopción abierta An adoption in which the birth parents and adoptive parents know something about each other.Una adopción en la que los padres biológicos y los padres adoptivos saben algo los unos de los otros.Show Definition
36 Faithfulness to an obligation, duty, or trust. fidelityfidelidadFaithfulness to an obligation, duty, or trust.Lealtad a una obligación, tarea o confianza.Show Definition
37 Pleasure; a happy satisfied feeling with oneself. prideorgulloPleasure; a happy satisfied feeling with oneself.Placer; un sentimiento de satisfacción y felicidad con uno mismo.Show Definition
38 Likely, or expected to happen. Posible o que se espera que pase. prospectivefuturoLikely, or expected to happen.Posible o que se espera que pase.Show Definition
39 A closeness between two people. La cercanía entre dos personas. intimacyintimidadA closeness between two people.La cercanía entre dos personas.Show Definition
40 Necessary; of the highest importance. essentialesencialNecessary; of the highest importance.Básico, necesario; muy importante.Show Definition
41 Responsibilities of Parenting End ofChapter 2Responsibilities of Parentinghomeglencoe.com