Prepare the first draft of a paper (1,250-1,500 words) that discusses the issues and responsibilities common to families with children today. Include the following in your discussion:
Spouse-to-spouse issues and responsibilities.
1. What issues do spouses typically deal with over the life cycle of the family?
2. What are the responsibilities of each spouse?
3. In light of the issues and responsibilities listed, what strategies can spouses use to build and maintain their marital relationship? Give specific examples for each strategy listed.
Parent-to-child issues and responsibilities.
1. What issues pertaining to child rearing do parents typically deal with during the parenting years? What are the responsibilities of parents during the parenting years?
2. What strategies can spouses use to effectively address the issues and meet the responsibilities you delineate? Give specific examples for each strategy listed.
3. What services or resources outside the immediate family do parents and children need? In what ways are the services and resources you delineate available to families in society today? In what ways could society provide better support for families?
4. What is the role of the church in supporting marriages and in supporting parents?
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide. An abstract is required.