Mrs. OZURUONYE

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DECISION MAKING IN THE FAMILY

MEANING OF DECISION MAKING Decision making is the act of making a choice from alternatives courses of actions or things. Decision making can only take place when there are two things to choose from. When you are faced with only one course of action, there will be no decision making. STEPS IN DECISION MAKING The […]

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FAMILY NEEDS, GOALS AND STANDARDS

Family needs are essential things, that is, very important for family members’ health and they cannot do without it.  The family members have physical, emotional, mental and social needs. Wants are those things you desire though they are not essential for one’s health and well-being. For instance, basic clothing is a need for survival, but

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COSMETICS PRODUCTS IN NIGERIA | SAFETY, QUALITY AND REGULATORY CONTROL

STANDARD OF ORGANIZATION OF NIGERIA (SON) The Nigerian Standard Organization Acts 1971, established as an integral part of the Federal Ministries of Industries are to carry out the following functions: To designate, establish and approve standard in respect of meteorology, materials, commodities, structures and processes for the certification of products in Commerce and Industries throughout

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COSMETICS AND DEODORANTS

Cosmetics are make-ups or substances applied on the body, mainly on the face to improve the natural features of the body. Deodorants are substances applied on the skin to prevent or control body odour when a person sweats. Deodorants come in the form of ‘roll-on’, spray or sticks, with different types of fragrances or perfume.

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PRODUCTION OF CLEANING AGENTS

TYPES OF HOMEMADE CLEANING AGENTS Fine sand: this can be used as an abrasive for cleaning pots. It should not be used on smooth surfaces to avoid scratching. Edo powder: this is a yellow coloured substance that is common in Nigerian markets. It has a fine smooth texture. It can be used for cleaning ornaments

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THE HOME

A home is a house in which a family lives. A home is therefore an abode or dwelling place for a family. It is more than a house. A home is where the family members can share their interests, joy, love, activities and troubles. It is a place where they can relax, be at ease,

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THE FAMILY

A family is a group of persons who live together as one and are united by ties of marriage, blood or adoption. Family members are each other kin. TYPES OF FAMILY THE NUCLEAR FAMILY: This is made up of a man, his wife and their children. It is also sometimes called a monogamous family because

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ADOLESCENCE AND SEXUALITY

MEANING OF ADOLESCENCE Adolescence is the period in every person’s life that lies between the end of childhood and the beginning of adulthood. It is a period of time a person matures and moves from childhood to adulthood. This is a period of life when you prepare to be an adult ADOLESCENT An adolescent boy

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HYGIENE AND PUBERTY

HYGIENE Hygiene means one’s level of cleanliness. It is the practice of keeping yourself and other surroundings clean, especially in order to prevent illness or the spread of diseases. MEANING OF PUBERTY Puberty is the short span of time that marks the beginning of sexual maturation. This period differs between boys and girls. Boys generally

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FAMILY CONFLICTS AND CRISIS

Conflicts resolution is a process that occurs in five stages: Becoming aware of the conflict or problem Setting limits Arguing stage Negotiating and compromise Following up. SOME IMPORTANT GUIDELINES IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION Use words not fits Take a decision to resolve the conflict peacefully Try to talk in place other people will not distract you

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FAMILY CONFLICTS AND CRISIS

MEANING OF CONFLICT A conflict is a struggle between two or more people who disagree. That struggle may be verbal physical or both. Conflict range from little disagreements between friends, family members to violent battle between enemies. A family conflict is a struggle between two or more family members who disagree over issues. They could

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FOOD PREPARATION

Kitchen equipment and utensils are very important for food storage, preparation and cooking. Small kitchen tools such as knives and forks are called utensils while the large ones such as cookers and deep freezer are known as equipment.

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FEEDING THE FAMILY

Meal planning involves choosing a menu or a list of foods that will be included in a meal.

FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE MEAL PLANNING

Age of family members
Occupation or activities of family members
Health condition of family members
Size of the family
Likes and dislikes of the family members

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