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 Form 4 CRE online lessons on the family

Ways through which responsible parenthood is manifested

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Responsible parenthood:
Responsible parenthood is a process in which parents bring up their children well. It is the situation in which parents provide for the needs of their children, and show care and support in every aspect of their lives. Responsible parenthood is valuable because when parents bring up their
children well, they help them to grow up with a good foundation. They ensure that children are properly nurtured in every stage of their lives and create families in which everybody feels secure and wanted. Responsible parenthood is manifested in some of the following ways:
-Being hardworking so that they are able to provide for the needs of their families.
-Parents should also remember not to discriminate against any of their children.
-Showing understanding and tolerance to their children.
-Understanding parental roles and responsibilities
-Educating children in all aspects of life
-Teaching and training children in religious matters
-Helping their children to grow physically, socially, psychologically and emotionally.
-Helping children to develop intellectually by providing opportunities for them to learn.
-Teaching morals and right behavior to their children
-Teaching children how to relate with one another as brothers and sisters, among other relatives and kinsmen and among their peers.
-Teaching them social and civic responsibilities