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what makes a fit parent and an unfit parent

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what makes a "fit" parent and an "unfit" parent
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Parenting
Expert:  proexpert37 replied 6 years ago.
Do you want an opinion or researched facts?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
researched facts. It seems like an easy topic but I guess it's harder then I thought.
Expert:  proexpert37 replied 6 years ago.

Here are some qualities that I researched:


Fit Parents:




foster a sense of belonging

allows choices to be made

open communication

admit mistakes


spend time with children

communicate positively

involve children in household activities and family trips

listen attentively

provides basic necessities of food, clothing , shelter

willing to change

protects child's safety

able to effectively discipline



Unfit Parents (basically do all the opposite and...)


lack of discipline

spoil and pamper

bad attitude

name calling

drug use and abuse

alcohol use


lack of interest

does not meet basic needs


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