The everyday life and well-being of families with children
How do parents perceive the everyday well-being of their families? How do they understand and interpret such well-being? How do they construct their trust in society and other people? Home consolidates a family’s everyday life and well-being. The everyday reality that children experience is important for their future and their perceptions of social equality as adults. This book discusses the everyday reality of Finnish families with children, with all its joys and contradictions from the parents’ perspective. It describes people bonding with each other and loving each other, and the challenge of reconciling the demands of working life, financial survival and sharing their lives with each other. Within the realm of social work, this book represents research on preventive family work and everyday life. It is a valuable read for social work professionals and others who encounter families with children in their work. This is also for those families and the people close to them.