If nothing else parenting skills should be a mandatory class in high school regardless of gender. Have seen too many disasters just in my own family. Ironically my aunt and I were talking about this today, she had called about our family reunion.
A woman in Rochester left her three children unattended in her apartment with food cooking on the stove. The oldest child was three.
She left them to walk 1 n 1/2 miles to a convenient to get beer. The aprtment caught fire.
One child had died. The other two have burns over...
In our society we have trained professionals who look after us.
Doctors have licenses to practice medicine to look after our physical and mental health. Years of education,internship and state boards. Only after certifications are they allowed to touch and teach us...
The object of the exercise was to say, in a round about way, that education should be required for new parents.
We couldn't agree on the degree to be awarded, so we went with the word "Licensing"
People who were abused or worked in an abuse system understood the...
“If everybody is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.”
LOL. What, are answers to this question part of some study? Let's see how people who experienced abuse from primary family respond to certain questions? I didn't realize talking about...
In most states, People interested in Foster Care have to take classes and get some sort of permit.
If the same precaution is taken for some one who wants to be a parent, could we eliminate foster care?
Police in Rochester are investigating a domestic violence situation where a three year old child was injured. Child is in critical condition at the local hospital.
Could this had bee avoided through early parental training?
i think that is fact some people are terrible parents and cant parent anyway
i think people should be tested of skills for nurturing, caring and teaching
not everyone is gonna be a good parent... i guess thats why i have waited
n not jumped into parenting ...
How about a program for a learners permit?
Classes, Internship with an existing parent, Residency in an existing family.
Don't forget yearly recertification to keep skills sharp and up to date.
Don't forget random drug and alcohol testing.
I have seen so many abused kids that I am sick to my stomach, someone should stop this outrageous act against children, just because a mother is tired, a child shouldn't be spanked!
We would live in a whole different world if there were less abuse, think of all those innocent...
"We have licenses to drive and operate motor vehicles. We take tests to proof we are competent to drive.
Licenses are put in place to proof a person is capable of doing a certain job."
I agree, but the exam given to operate a motor vehicle is...