Are You Prepared?
By: Supreet Bhullar
How parenting is a lifelong commitment for which people need to prepare
You need a good job in order to be able to support their child because things such as their food, clothing, and other child needs can get very expensive, you need good parenting skills in order to take care of the baby properly such as raising, feeding and changing them, you need to refocus your lives and put hopes and dreams at the side in order to take care of the child.
Skills needed for parenting and how to develop them
The wrong reasons for having a child
Everyone else is having one, want to give parents grandchildren, make spouse more responsible, pressure from spouse, to avoid loneliness, to save relationship, think it's fun, want more attention from others.
How decisions will be made about the child, how the information about the child is shared between one another (frequency & emergency), figure out parenting schedules (when each parent will be spending time with the child), how parenting issues may be addressed, living arrangements, child and health care, make changes to parenting plan when needed, basic safety requirements, discipline & lifestyle expectations.