Alcoholic Parents - problems for their families and negativ effects to their children Families of Alcoholics Alcoholic parents are problem to their families because the children get robbed of their childhood, it causes marital problems and if not treated the effects can last a lifetime. When a mother consumes alcohol during pregnancy, her baby might be born with the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), one of the top known causes of birth defects. Children growing up with an alcoholic parent may think they are responsible for their parent’s…
Comment- ,,Children owe their parents everything''
In the book ‘‘Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother”, published in 2012, the author, Amy Chua, wrote “ Chinese children must spend their lives by obeying them and making them proud’’. That’s where the statement “Kids owe their parent everything” comes from.
In other words, children need to be grateful, successful; obey their parents, show them your respect; assist and care them when they get older, in this case I mean when they are less productive and children can afford for themselves. It has been stereotypically the mind-set of Chinese parents.
I am from Vietnam. It is a neighboring country of China and the people there have properly similar mind-set, including my parents. So I want now to give my own opinion about the statement.
Firstly, children and parents are independent individuals. So they could decide on their own, what they want to do in their life and don’t always need to obey their parents.Though of course sometimes child isn't capable of comprehending the long-time consequences of the thing they wish for: I'm not suggesting that 5-year-olds should be fed chocolate at all meals if they happen to wish for that. What I mean here is the children could make decisions, which is moral accepted and has better long-time consequences.Surely, most of parents want the best for their children and think that their decision are best for them and force the children to do bravely what they want.
But sometimes, what the parents want aren’t the passions of the kids and in addition the their thoughts and decisions aren’t always right like they might think. The parent and child rather become true equals and can enjoy, love and respect each othe.....[read full text]