Essay about Diverse Parenting Approaches, By A Parent Child Observation

2030 Words Oct 15th, 2015 null Page
This essay seeks to addresses and evaluate diverse parenting approaches, by a parent-child observation. From observing developmentally appropriate and inappropriate interactions with the parent and child, I will learn how parents teach, guide, and influence their children. First, I will briefly describe basic Information of the child and parent that I have observed. Next I will discuss the parent experience with transitioning to Parenthood. Throughout the essay, I will be discussing the parenting goals and beliefs, parenting challenges and reflecting on parenting from the parent perspectives. Lastly, I will discuss my observation from the parent and child interactions. The interview and observation took place at a local park, where my niece and the participant oldest daughter attends cheer-leading practices. The interview lasted a duration of one hour, including the observation of the child and parent, after the interview. The participant that I will call Emily (the mom) is Caucasian and age 35. Emily daughter Anna is age six. The names used in this Parent-Child Observation are fictitious. This is to protect the privacy of the parent and child being observed. Emily is a housewife with two daughters, the eldest, twelve (Jessica) and the youngest six (Anna). Emily lives with her daughters and husband of seven years. Emily husband (Jeff) was not in attendance, due to being at work. Jeff is the biological father to the youngest Anna, but takes on the role and responsibility of…

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