Ouerskap en kinders grootmaak

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Leer oor ouerskap wette in die Verenigde State en hoe Amerikaners sorg van kinders. Lees oor waar om te vind hulp met dagsorg. Vind uit wat om te doen as jy bekommerd is dat jou kinders verander of in gevaar.

Learn about parenting laws in the United States and how Americans take care of children. Read about where to find help with daycare. Find out what to do if you are worried that your children are changing or at risk.

ouerskap wette in die Verenigde State

parenting laws in the United States

Daar is baie ouerskap wette in die Verenigde State van Amerika. Hulle is reëls om kinders te beskerm en gee hulle regte.

There are many parenting laws in the United States of America. They are rules to protect children and give them rights.

Kan ek my kinders by my huis of woonstel sonder my verlaat?

Can I leave my children at my house or apartment without me?

  • In die VSA, jong kinders en babas kan gelaat word by die huis sonder 'n volwassene. In die meeste state, kinders oor 12 jaar oud kan sorg van hul jonger broers of susters.
  • As jy los jou kind by jou huis of woonstel alleen, Jy kan kry in die moeilikheid met die regering.
  • As jy werk en het jong kinders, Jy sal moet betaal vir jou kinders om te gaan na dagsorg of het 'n oppasser. Die regering kontroleer daycares maak seker hulle is goed versorg jou kinders neem.
  • As jy nie genoeg geld om te betaal vir 'n oppasser of dagsorg, sal jy dalk in staat om "handel" met 'n ander familie. Jy kan hul kinders kyk op 'n paar dae en die ander gesin kan kyk hoe jou kinders nog 'n dag. Jy dalk 'n ma of pa in jou gemeenskap om te kyk hoe jou kinders vind.
  • Die nasionale program HeadStart wat bied versorging en voorskoolse onderwys om low-income gesinne.
  • In the USA, young children and babies cannot be left at the house without an adult. In most states, kids over 12 years old can take care of their younger brothers or sisters.
  • If you leave your child at your house or apartment alone, you can get into trouble with the government.
  • If you work and have young children, you will need to pay for your children to go to daycare or have a babysitter. The government checks daycares to make sure they are taking good care of your kids.
  • If you do not have enough money to pay for a babysitter or daycare, you might be able to “trade” with another family. You could watch their children on some days and the other family can watch your children another day. You might be able to find a mother or father in your community to watch your children.
  • The national program HeadStart that offers childcare and pre-school education to low-income families.

Kan ek my kinders slaan wanneer hulle gedra?

Can I hit my kids when they behave badly?

In die Verenigde State, Jy kan nie kinders getref. As jy jou kinders getref, die regering kan neem jou kinders weg van jou. As jou kinders nie na aanleiding van reëls, Jy moet leer ander maniere om hulle goed te leer.

In the United States, you can not hit children. If you hit your children, the government can take your children away from you. If your children are not following rules, you need to learn other ways to teach them to be good.

Wanneer ouers of ander tref of beskadig 'n kind, it is called child abuse. In die VSA daar is kind beskerming wette ophou mense seermaak kinders. Leer oor kindermishandeling, kind beskerming, en die reëls ouers moet volg.

When parents or others hit or harm a child, it is called child abuse. In the USA there are child protection laws to stop people hurting children. Learn about child abuse, child protection, and the rules parents must follow.

Wat kan ek doen as my kinders is baie Amerikaanse optree?

What can I do if my kids are acting very American?

  • Dalk voel jy hartseer omdat jou kinders is besig om baie Amerikaanse. Dit is dikwels maklik vir kinders om aan te pas om Amerikaanse kultuur want dit is maklik vir hulle om te leer Engels. Maar onthou dat jy wil hê dat jou kinders om sukses te behaal in Amerika en selfs as jy voel hartseer, Dit is goed vir hulle om aan te pas om te lewe in Amerika.
  • In die Verenigde State, Baie ouers en onderwysers vertel kinders wanneer hulle doen 'n goeie werk. As jy jou kinders kan vertel jy is tevrede met hulle, Dit sal jou help om 'n goeie verhouding met jou kinders. Baie vlugtelinge en immigrant kinders sê hulle wens hul ouers sou prys hulle as hulle iets goed doen.
  • Praat met jou kinders oor jou huis land. Deel foto's en vertel hulle van jou gunsteling dinge uit jou land.
  • Een ding wat jy en jou kinders albei graag oor Amerika vind. Doen daardie aktiwiteit saam. Byvoorbeeld, Jy kan dalk almal hou van bofbal. Gaan na bofbal speletjies saam met jou kinders.
  • You might feel sad because your children are becoming very American. It is often easy for kids to adjust to American culture because it is easy for them to learn English. But remember that you want your children to succeed in America and even if you feel sad, it is good for them to adjust to life in America.
  • In the United States, many parents and teachers tell children when they do a good job. If you can tell your kids you are pleased with them, this will help you have a good relationship with your kids. Many refugee and immigrant kids say they wish their parents would praise them if they do something good.
  • Talk to your kids about your home country. Share pictures and tell them about your favorite things from your country.
  • Find one thing you and your kids both really like about America. Do that activity together. For example, you might all like baseball. Go to baseball games together with your children.

Hoe kan ek leer my kinders ons taal?

How can I teach my children our language?

  • Jy kan jou kinders leer Engels en jou taal help. Jou kinders sal leer Engels vinniger as hulle ook hou praat en leer jou taal!
  • Wanneer jou kinders by die huis is, Laat hulle in beide tale praat.
  • Vra hulle om te lees boeke in jou taal. Kyk flieks en luister na musiek in jou taal.
  • You can help your kids learn English and your language. Your kids will learn English faster if they also keep speaking and learning your language!
  • When your kids are at home, let them speak in both languages.
  • Ask them to read books in your language. Watch movies and listen to music in your language.

Ek bekommer my seun of dogter is met behulp van dwelms of alkohol.

I am worried my son or daughter is using drugs or alcohol.

  • As jy bekommerd is jou seun of dogter is met behulp van alkohol, Jy kan praat met jou dokter of om hul onderwyser. In die Verenigde State, onderwysers help gesinne. Dit is baie normaal om te praat met onderwysers.
  • Voel jy dalk verleë. Jy sal dalk nie wil hê dat mense om te weet jou kind is ongelukkig nie. Maar as jy die probleem steek, dit vererger.
  • If you are worried your son or daughter is using alcohol, you can talk to your doctor or to their teacher. In the United States, teachers help families. It is very normal to talk to teachers.
  • You may feel embarrassed. You might not want people to know your child is having a problem. But if you hide the problem, it will get worse.

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