Making the Decision to Have Children


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What is the estimated basic cost to raise a single child to the age of 18?

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1. Identify the fundamental question in a discussion to have kids.

2. Which statement is TRUE about the terms baby fever and biological clock?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Of all the decisions you'll make in your life, perhaps none of them require as much thought and discussion as whether to have children. This quiz will test you on the things to consider and what can happen to prospective parents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz assesses your understanding in the following ways:

  • Recall how much it costs to raise a single child
  • Know the foundation of a discussion about having kids
  • Remember what biological clock gets confused with
  • Determine what parenting is in relation to the child
  • Understand why relationship stress gets magnified with regards to having children

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information in the lesson on deciding to have children
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have acquired about the basic issue in a discussion about having kids
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully answer questions about what happens to adults who decide to have children

Additional Learning

Find out more about this important topic with the lesson called Making the Decision to Have Children. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define parenting
  • Bring up questions to ask when discussing the possibility of children
  • Explain what happens to average parents' lives after having children
  • Examine how the idea of a biological clock has changed with society