Topic in Subject line: Parenting
Most are familiar with the perceived benefits of parenthood, but many have not thought about the costs.
1. Discuss the stresses and strains that children place on a marital relationship in the beginning.
2. Discuss the style of parenting your own mother and father utilized in rearing you. How do you think this parental strategy affected your development? What effects did your parents’ behavior have on your selfesteem?
3. What challenged or interested you most about the central issues discussed in the article, “The Problem with Rich Kids”?
4. Drawing from the list in Chapter 9, which type of parenting do you think is necessary for children’s success in the 21st century?
Each answer to each question to be numbered please. Approximately 300 words.