Parenting Scenarios

Most would agree that parenting is a lifelong job. The parent’s obligations begin once the baby is conceived and seemingly never end, even after his or her child becomes an adult.

Suppose that you are the parent in each of the following scenarios. Based on what you have learned from this unit’s materials, answer the following questions for each scenario by explaining how you would effectively handle each situation.
Note: While it is understood different people and even entire cultures have different parenting styles, your answers should be based on the research and theories presented in this unit.

Describe the stage of cognitive development of the child in each scenario.

Explain how you would address the child and the situation. Will you use punishment in any of the situations? What tactics would be the most useful considering your child’s level of cognitive development?

Scenario 1

At the playground, your 5-year-old daughter shoves another child and takes away the child’s toy. Your daughter then screams at the child and runs away.

Scenario 2

You discover that your 13-year-old son has taken $20 from your purse and is planning to use it to purchase vapes (e-cigarettes) at school. The only reason you found out is because your 15-year-old daughter tattled after becoming upset that her brother would not give her half of the loot to serve as hush money. How do you address each child?

Scenario 3

Your 21-year-old daughter comes home from college and excitedly shares that she met a new guy on Tinder, and she plans to marry him next month. She then reveals that she will be quitting school, despite only having 1 year left to complete her bachelor’s degree. (She does not see the need for her degree any longer, as her fiancé is rich, or so she has been told.) She has decided to throw away the career plans and dream wedding she has planned since she was 10 years old because now she finally has her Prince Charming, and her life is all set!

Your combined answers for each scenario must be at least 150 words, for a minimum of 450 words for the entire assignment (not including the title and reference pages).

Your answers should include an insightful and thorough analysis and present a strong argument with evidence.

You must use at least one source to support your analysis. This may be your textbook or another scholarly source. All sources used will be properly cited. Your case study, including all references, will be formatted in APA style.

Caribou Coffee Company (Industry Analysis)

Situational analysis is important in every organization that is operating in a competitive environment. Imagine your company, Caribou Coffee Company,  is in the process of launching a new product or service in the market, and you are a strategic manager. You have been tasked with finding information which is critical for making further decisions about the product, service, or strategies that need to be utilized to succeed in the market.  Part of your work is to perform:

(i)                 SWOT Analysis

(ii)               PESTLE Analysis

(iii)             Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

(iv)             VRIO Framework

Format your paper in Harvard Style. Page length is 5,500 words excluding cover pages, reference pages, diagrams, tables, appendices, and charts. You are encouraged to use charts, figures, and tables in your study. Cite at least 12 scholarly sources.

17 UN Sustainable Development Goals

Select one of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals that most interests you and think about
how you can contribute towards the achievement of this goal.
Once you have selected one of the SDGs, explore how using your circle of influence you can
have an impact – big or small – on the achievement of this SDG (P style, 4 pages)

Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings (Questions and Answers)

NOTE: Show all calculations or explanations in the space provided or on the next page.  Use info/factors from your text.

  1. Select a water main to deliver 150 GPM to a school. Limit flow velocity to 6 feet per second. What is the expected friction loss?
  1. For a residence answer the following:

                        What size is the most common water supply meter?

                        What size sewer line is typically required outside the building line?

                        What is the minimum quantity and size of VTR?

                        Where can a 3/8” water supply be used?

  1. What is the difference between a wet pipe and dry pipe sprinkler system?
  1. Calculate the Total Water Demand for a sprinkler and standpipe system given the following information:

                        22,000sf office w/ an Ordinary 1 Hazard Classification

                        Area of sprinkler  operation is 3,000sf

                        Hose demand includes both inside & outside locations

                        An overage factor of 1.2 is required\

  1. Steel pipe will be used for HVAC piping. The water demand is 200gpm, head loss is 2’/100’ and maximum water velocity is 5 feet per second.  What is the minimum size of steel pipe required?  If you changed to copper pipe, what would the minimum size be?