Relationship of the Health Behavior to Academic Performance of Grades V and Vi Pupils of District Iii, Division of Olongapo City Relationship of the Health Behavior to Academic Performance of Grades V and Vi Pupils of

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CHAPTER I
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
INTRODUCTION
A parent is neither a mother nor father, who nurtures, raises and take care of a child in every single way. Usually a parental figure provide physical needs for the child, protect them from harm and impart in them the cultural values and skills until they reach the legal adulthood and can provide for themselves.
Technically defining, Parenting is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood. Parenting refers to the activity of raising a child rather than the biological relationship. (www.wikipedia.org)
Parenting usually comes in couple, a mother and a father since a child is produced by
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Like some people said that two is better than one, single parent doesn’t have a partner raising their child that’s why it is harder to them. People often to think about the future and the consequences of a decision, they weigh the factors, its advantages and disadvantages before deciding, but the point of view of a person is different from another; people have their own reason and outlook behind a decision. It was not more about the advantages and disadvantages, it’s the perspective. In this research, the core of the study is why there is a significant increase in numbers of single parenthood. To know the leading reason behind this, the factors that affects and forces them to come up with this decision and the effects of being a single parent on their life.

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM The purpose of the study is to determine why there is a significant increase in numbers of single parenthood. Specifically, the researchers ought to answer the following questions:
1. What are the reasons why the respondents decided to be a single parent?
2. What are the factors that contributed to their decision to be a single parent?
3. What are the effects of single parenthood to the respondents?
4. How do the respondents deal with the effects of single parenthood in terms of:
a. Social factor
b. Emotional factor
c. Spiritual factor
d. Financial factor

SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY To be able to determine the reasons why there

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