美国的家庭角色

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Resettlement or immigration to the USA may have a major impact on your family. The changing family roles can be one of the hardest parts of adjusting to a new life. Understanding about family roles in the USA can make it easier to cope with the changes.

Resettlement or immigration to the USA may have a major impact on your family. The changing family roles can be one of the hardest parts of adjusting to a new life. Understanding about family roles in the USA can make it easier to cope with the changes.

Three generations of a resettled refugee family, photo copyright Moody College by Lisa Krantz, CC.
难民长老, by Lisa Krantz, 知识共享
Three generations of a resettled refugee family, photo copyright Moody College by Lisa Krantz, CC.
Refugee Elders, by Lisa Krantz, Creative Commons

Gender roles

Gender roles

One of the biggest differences you may have to adapt to in the USA is different gender roles. 在美国, 妇女经常工作在屋外. 妇女与男子分担家务. Both women and men take care of the children. 有时, male refugees feel frustrated because they are not used to cleaning the house or cooking dinner. But in the USA, 帮忙在房子里,孩子们被视为男人的重要组成部分.

One of the biggest differences you may have to adapt to in the USA is different gender roles. In the USA, women often work outside of the house. Women and men share household chores. Both women and men take care of the children. Sometimes, male refugees feel frustrated because they are not used to cleaning the house or cooking dinner. But in the USA, helping out in the house and with the children is seen as an important part of being a man.

您可以了解有关 women in the USA.

You can learn more about women in the USA.

父母

Parents

Parenting in the USA may be very different than in your home country. Refugee and immigrant children often adjust and adapt to life in the United States much faster than their parents. 他们往往比他们的父母以及更快学好英语. 这可能很难作为父母的你和你的孩子, 特别是因为你可能取决于你的孩子帮你绕过,并为你翻译.

Parenting in the USA may be very different than in your home country. Refugee and immigrant children often adjust and adapt to life in the United States much faster than their parents. They often learn English faster than their parents as well. This can be hard for you as parents and for your children, especially since you may depend on your children to help you get around and to translate for you.

Many Americans send their children to daycare centers. 这意味着他们正在监视的人走出家门. 一些难民, 这是一个很奇怪的情况. 你可能一直都有你的孩子在家里你或者也许你有过帮助照顾他们的祖父母. 在美国, many neighbors help each other share child car. If you live near other refugees and immigrants, 想想请他们分享照顾孩子.

Many Americans send their children to daycare centers. This means they are watched by someone outside of the home. For some refugees, this is a very strange situation. You may have always had your children at home with you or maybe you had grandparents to help take care of them. In the USA, many neighbors help each other share child car. If you live near other refugees and immigrants, think about asking them to share child care.

Newcomer parents sometimes have a hard time because their children’s behavior changes from how it was in their home country. 你可能不喜欢一些他们新的行为, and you will need to learn about new ways to parent in the USA. 尚未, 尽管它可能很困难, you will still be able to pass on parts of your culture to your children while also helping them succeed in the USA.

Newcomer parents sometimes have a hard time because their children’s behavior changes from how it was in their home country. You might not like some of their new behaviors, and you will need to learn about new ways to parent in the USA. And yet, although it may be hard, you will still be able to pass on parts of your culture to your children while also helping them succeed in the USA.

Child abuse

Child abuse

美国儿童有法律来保护他们, 这意味着它是违法滥用你的孩子. 联邦法律定义滥用而言,你的孩子造成严重损害或给他们带来危险的事情. 身体虐待系指任何并非意外,范围从小型挫伤到严重损伤可以喜欢骨头断了. 儿童受伤是滥用,即使父不是有意伤害孩子. 物理学科, 如打屁股上底部的孩子, 是允许但不是推荐.

Children in America have laws to protect them, which means it is against the law to abuse your children. Federal Law defines abuse as anything that causes serious harm to your children or puts them in danger. Physical abuse means anything that was not an accident and can range from a small bruise to a serious injury like a broken bone. Injuries to children are abuse even if the parent did not mean to hurt the child. Physical discipline, such as spanking a child on the bottom, is allowed but not recommended.

你也不是允许情感虐待你的孩子. 情感虐待意味着可以防止儿童充分发展的东西. 情感虐待可以包括不断批评, 威胁, 或拒绝, 以及扣缴的爱, 支持, 或指导.

You are also not allowed to emotionally abuse your child. Emotional abuse means something that can prevent a child from fully developing. Emotional abuse can include constant criticism, threats, or rejection, as well as withholding love, support, or guidance.

Child neglect

Child neglect

儿童忽视意味着父没有为他们的孩子 ’ s 基本需要. 在美国, you are not allowed to leave young children at home alone. You are also not allowed to leave young children alone away from home, 即使他们是在婴儿推车, 在操场上, 在一家商店, 办公室, 图书馆, 或车. 年幼的孩子必须监督 Family在所有的时间.

Child neglect means that a parent does not provide for their children’s basic needs. In the USA, you are not allowed to leave young children at home alone. You are also not allowed to leave young children alone away from home, even if they are in a stroller, on a playground, in a shop, office, library, or car. Young children must be supervised Familyat all times.

放弃现在在许多国家定义为一种疏忽. 在一般情况下, a child is considered abandoned if a child does not know where his parent is or if the child has been left alone and has been injured.

Abandonment is now defined in many states as a form of neglect. In general, a child is considered abandoned if a child does not know where his parent is or if the child has been left alone and has been injured.

This information is from the Children’s Bureau. 您可以阅读更多关于 child abuse and neglect.

This information is from the Children’s Bureau. You can read more about child abuse and neglect.

爷爷奶奶

Grandparents

Many older newcomers have a hard time adjusting to life in theUSA. 在世界各地的许多国家, 长老被治疗很多的尊重. 孩子们听他们. 他们被视为智慧在他们的社区的来源.

Many older newcomers have a hard time adjusting to life in theUSA. In many countries around the world, elders are treated with a lot of respect. Children listen to them. They are seen as sources of wisdom in their communities.

在美国, 很多人珍惜青春岁以上. 很多老年难民已经掌握不是知识的一样有用,因为它是知识的在自己的国家. 举个例子, an older refugee may know a lot about farming or tending to cows but in America, 他的家人可能在办公大楼里工作.

In the USA, many people value youth over age. A lot of the knowledge that elder refugees have is not as useful as it was in their home country. For example, an older refugee may know a lot about farming or tending to cows but in America, his family may work in office buildings.

有时, 老年难民开始觉得自己一无是处. But sharing your culture and keeping your family tied to your home country is a very important job for you. 还, 记住这一点,即使在他们的新家,孩子们的行为可能会以不同的方式, 他们还能爱你.

Sometimes, older refugees start to feel useless. But sharing your culture and keeping your family tied to your home country is a very important job for you. Also, try to remember that even though children may act differently in their new home, they still can love you.

也有一些真的很好的组织,在全国各地支持较旧的庇护所. 您可以 find information for elders and how to find a senior center.

There are also some really good organizations around the country that support older refuges. You can find information for elders and how to find a senior center.

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