Discussion 1How Parenting has Changed

Ashford University Discussion

In your introduction for this course you were asked to share your perspective on parenting. In this discussion we will build on that idea by looking at how parenting has changed and what parenting looks like today. There are two parts to this discussion.

First, address the following:

Then, after reading the article “25 Years of Parenting: A Look Back and a Look Ahead” and section 1.3 of
your course text, address the following:

 Discussion 2

Defining Family

Ashford University Discussion

This course is titled “Understanding Behavior and Family Dynamics.” In order to fully understand these ideas, we must have a thorough understanding of what family is so that we can provide family-centered support. Viewing the child as an integral part of the family helps one develop a more culturally sensitive approach. Everything we do must support the family as a whole in order to be able to advocate for the needs of the children we work with.(Supporting Partnerships for Success, n.d.).

To prepare for this discussion, read Chapter 1 of your course text and watch the video 2010’s American Family Defined:

Then, address the following:

Guided Response: Review several of your peers’ responses. Respond to at least two of your peers and share an example of how you will bring one of the ideas they shared about being family centered to life in your work with children and their families.Though two replies is the basic expectation, for deeper engagement and learning you are encouraged to provide responses to any comments or questions others have posted for you. Remember, continuing to engage with peers and the instructor will further the conversation and provide you with opportunities to demonstrate your content expertise, critical thinking, and real-world experiences with this topic.Assignment

  Ashford University Assignment Submision Week 1 Assignment

Parenting Styles

After viewing the video Positive Discipline for Toddlers (for an alternate accessible resource read “Diana Baumrind’s (1996) Prototypical Descriptions of 3 Parenting Styles”)  and reviewing the Parenting Style Questionnaire, write a three- to four-page paper that includes the following:

The Paper

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