1. What are the differences between being a biological parent, an adoptive parent, and a foster parent?
-The differences between a biological, adoptive, and foster parent are that a biological parent means you are the natural birth parents of the child. The father produced the sperm cell and the mother produced the egg cell. And adoptive parent means you signed papers to acquire a child not biologically yours. And a foster parents means you take care of a group of children until they are put up for adoption.
2. What financial needs are parents obligated to provide and which are optional?
-The financial needs that parents are obligated to provide are the food, shelter, health care, and clothing for the child. Things that are optional can be any sort of toys or games or anything out of the necessary.
3. What other needs might a child have that a parent is expected to provide?
-Other needs that a child have that a parent is expected to provide are hygiene, any foods, an education, affection etc.
4. What are the qualities of a nurturing parent?
-The qualities of a nurturing parent are demonstrating support and protection.
CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS
1. What qualities make a person a good parent? A bad parent?
-Qualities that make a person a good parent are giving their child the proper shelter, food, the right health care, giving them an education, being supportive, and showing love and affection. A bad parent would be someone who neglects their child, and doesn’t show any importance or interest in their child.
2. Which parental responsibilities do you think would be the most challenging? Why?
-The most challenging parental responsibilities in my opinion would be having to take…