Evaluation Of A Good Parent Essay

786 Words Jun 15th, 2016 4 Pages
A good parent is suppose to look after their children. Make sure they 're around good people and keep them away from drugs and violence. A bad parent would do the exact opposite. In her essay, "This Family Shouldn 't Have Been Saved" , Kay S. Hymowitz does explain effective parenting well by mention the condition of the mother and how she was involved with drugs, then she explains the condition the child was in and the people surronding him. A young child brought a .32-caliber to school and shot a classmate in her chest. The outcome was horrific, gun-control lobbyists, school-safety experts were going crazy in support of the victim Kayla. People weren 't willing to accept the fact that the boy grew up in a bad condition. His mother was "involved with drugs" and his father had six children by three different women. He also is in jail for cocaine possession and burglary. Before the incident the child has shown made signs, like fighting at school and stabbing a classmate. The child said he hated everyone and spent much time watching violent T.V. shows and movies. Even thought the State 's Child-Welfare bureaucracy, and the Family Independence Agnecy, were aware of the boy 's condition, they failed to take action. But they claimed they didn 't know about the drugs. But their ideology called "Family preservation", whose goal is to keep children with their biological parents. That ideology made Kayla pay the price with the most gracious thing she had, which is her life. The…

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