Child Rearing Practices Essay
Preschool Children within the Family.
MARIA PERLITA EMBUSCADO DE LEON
MA Psychology (May 2010)
Department of Psychology
This research used data from fifteen 2-parent families residing in a community located in
Dalandanan, Valenzuela City, with at least two children and one of whom is between the ages 3 to 6 years. Seven of these families are dual-earner and the remaining eight are single-earner with only husbands as breadwinners. The research locale is an urbanizing area that is transitioning from agricultural to industrial source of livelihood. The particular focus of this research include
(1) to identify the behaviors which parents define …show more content…
The findings further suggests that the microsystem of the home, specifically the parents’ own influences to their children, is believed to be the environment which best promotes the development of positive social behavior among young children. There were also identified elements in the microsystem of the neighborhood which both facilitate and inhibit the development of proper social conduct.
The influences which parents identified as contributory to their ideas and practices about teaching positive social behavior to young children include individual experiences, familial experiences, and social groups