Presentation on theme: "1.01-Children's Needs Meeting Childrens Needs. 1.01-Children's Needs Nurture Children Providing the type of care that encourages healthy growth and development."— Presentation transcript:
1.01-Children's Needs Meeting Childrens Needs
1.01-Children's Needs Nurture Children Providing the type of care that encourages healthy growth and development Giving a child opportunities for encouragement and enrichment When parents nurture, they show love, support and concern
1.01-Children's Needs Parents provide a watchful eye and quick reflexes to keep children safe. Parents provide a watchful eye and quick reflexes to keep children safe. Protect from others Protect from others
1.01-Children's Needs Teaching is introducing new ideas, and providing a stimulating environment. Do you agree that parents are the childs first teacher?
1.01-Children's Needs Using firmness and understanding to help children learn to control their own behavior How should parents guide children?
1.01-Children's Needs If income is below $38,000 you are in lower income. If income is above $38,000 you are in higher income. USDA data: The cost of raising a child from birth to 18 is $124,800 for lower income to $170,460.00 for a higher income family That doesn't even touch college tuition.
1.01-Children's Needs Financial Facts Parents who have a dual income of $40,000- $66,000 per year will spend approximately $170,000 on a child before age eighteen, about $10,000 per year.
1.01-Children's Needs Legal Responsibilities Parents have a legal responsibility to provide food, clothing, shelter, medical care and education for their children. Parents may also be financially responsible for damages to property or injury of another person caused by their child
1.01-Children's Needs What happens if legal needs are not met? Parents can forfeit rights as parents. If parents neglect their legal responsibilities as parents, a judge may issue an order for termination of parental rights. Reasons for termination of parental rights include severe abuse or neglect, abandonment, and long-term alcohol or drug abuse.
1.01-Children's Needs What happens to a child when parental rights are lost? Foster care Adoptive homes
1.01-Children's Needs Provide Financial Support Children are expensive Financial resources are needed to pay for clothes, health care, food equipment, and other expenses
The Cost of Raising a Child USDA 2006
1.01-Children's Needs Single-Parent Family Age of ChildHousingFood Transportatio nClothingHealth Child care/ EducationMiscellaneousTotal Before-tax income: up to $39,100 0 to 22,2401,0107303302205303805,440 3 to 52,5501,0606403503307205006,150 6 to 82,7101,3407404103906506706,910 9 to 112,6001,5505304204903105406,440 12 to 142,6001,5506207105204005206,920 15 to 172,7601,6909708305203006007,670 Total46,38024,60012,6909,1507,4108,7309,630118,590 Before-tax income: $39,100 and up 0 to 24,8201,5602,2204705101,2901,58012,450 3 to 54,8201,6502,1305006901,6201,69013,410 6 to 85,2901,9802,2405707901,5101,87014,250 9 to 115,1802,3802,0305809508801,74013,740 12 to 145,1902,3802,1109501,0001,2601,72014,560 15 to 175,3402,4702,2901,0909901,0301,80015,010 Total92,85037,11039,06012,48014,79022,77031,200250,260
1.01-Children's Needs Resource Time Go to websites below to find your family type and the cost of raising a family: http://www.extension.umn.edu/info-u/finances/BF822.html http://www.babycenter.com/cost-of-raising-child-calculator http://www.bankrate.com/brm/calc/raiseChild.asp