Family is a group of people whom you spend most of your life with. They
see how you act under pressure and how easily you become angered, yet love
each other despite their faults. Family is a very important part of the way a child
grows, thinks, and behaves. One's family, especially the parents, contributes in
shaping their attitudes and minds. Family also helps to distinguish the
differences between right and wrong and gives guidance to their family in making
the right decisions.
Although this is the mere surface of family, most relationships within the family go
much deeper. Family units learn to depend on each other, grow with each other,
and share with each other to bring out the potential in everyone, so that it is
possible for them to fulfill their dreams. Family is so important because it is not
only one of the first means of socialization for a child but it stays with them until
death. The bond within the family is incredible, in most cases, because they
encounter so many obstacles yet remain united. Family uses primarily three
factors when raising a child, which are physical, emotional and spiritual factors.
Each of these factors plays a significant role in a child's life, preparing them for
the independent world, and also showing them that they are loved and important.
When dealing with physical factors shaping a child, there are several
aspects that need to be taken into consideration. Abuse has severe negative effects on a child because that child may feel that
love is shown through abuse and it would be very possible that they would either
enter an abusive relationship or abuse others. Although abuse is wrong, discipline is needed to shape a child's behavior. Many people would debate whether or not spanking is appropriate...