Name Instructor Course Date Growing up in a single parent household Growing up is one of the fundamentals of life in the existence of a child therefore a positive environment for growth is crucial in shaping the future of the youngster. Every child is entitled to grow up in a home whereby the parents are the sole providers and protectors of their rights and freedoms. The traditional world expects that for the growth a well rounded and nurtured child the two parents must be present however the modern world is seeing an increase in single parenthood as a result of different aspects. For example increase in rise of divorce cases early pregnancies or lack of interest in marriage aspect. Single parenting is as fruitful as dual parenting though it has some positive and negative impacts when it comes to the growing of the child. The positive impacts include increased single parent you adapt many aspects from your parent some of which are good others negative. For instance you become more confident develop team work sprit and become more appreciating as part of the positives while you become antisocial you drop in your school work and you develop health issues forming part of the negative impacts when you grow up in a single parent household. Works cited Barajas Mark S. Academic achievement of children in single parent homes: A critical review. The Hilltop Review 5.1 (2011): 4. Heckman James J. The Economics of Inequality: The Value of Early Childhood Education. American Educator 35.1 (2011): 31. Moffitt Terrie E. et al. A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health wealth and public safety. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108.7 (2011): 2693-2698. Schmeer Kammi K. The child health disadvantage of parental cohabitation. Journal of Marriage and Family 73.1 (2011): 181-193.
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