Mike Brownlow is a married dad with five children, but again he still confirms that the family responsibility is a crisis and stress. Another guest is Dr. Susan Bradley, who represents the welfare of the entire society in addressing some of the issues that fall families apart. The current issue addressed here is that of single parented families.
In the discussion Matheson single out some of the questions that affect the families such as double- income families, divorced parents, mixed families and single mothers. In his take, he says that most of the families in Canada are in crises but the think that things are normal on their side. Apart from Matheson, other panelists also agree to the fact that crises and stress do exist in the families, and again that poverty is an overriding. Bradley says that being that he and the wife both work; therefore, the major challenge that faces them is time. They do not have full time for their five children. However, they have set patterns whereby they ensure that the children have their attention. He says that what save them are the right house help that they have and the fact that he coordinates so well with the wife for taking care responsibility. On the side of Sidky Ross, she says that she believes in the quality of time and not the quantity of time. She maximizes the little time that she gets for her children, mostly before they go to bed. When Sidky says that most of the single parents cannot afford right house help, Mike advises her that day care can do instead. The discussion duly stressed on the value of time that parents spend with their children. They emphasized the fact that parents; however much they may be busy need good time with their children. The show ended with members agreeing that they are there for their children, and their hands must be felt otherwise they may go astray.
In my opinion, I feel that it is the duty of the parents to ensure that their children grow in an ...Show more