Parenting (or child rearing) 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 aspects of raising a child aside from the biological relationship. Parenting is usually done by the biological parents of the child in question, although governments and society take a role as well. In many cases, orphaned or abandoned children receive parental care from non-parent blood relations. Others may be adopted, raised in foster care, or placed in an orphanage. Social class, wealth, and income have the strongest impact on what methods of child rearing are used by parents. Lack of money is found to be the defining factor in the style of child rearing that is chosen. As times change so does the way parents parent their children. It becomes essential to understand parenting styles as well as how those styles contribute to the behavior and development of children. Developmental...
Can my sister be a surrogate for us?
I have been trying to conceive for quite some time but there are complications. My husband suggested that we can ask my younger sister (unmarried) to be a surrogate for our baby. I am not too sure if it's okay. Will it lead to any problems later for more »
Manpreet Sodhi updated the Blog
on May 17, 2013 , 01:14 am
Summer vacation, a torture for kids
It sounds like those 'Once upon a time...' tales when I was a kid and eagerly waited for the summer vacation. Knowing that there isn’t going to be any school, teachers or the pressure to finish homework, those definitely used to be the best days of the year.Well, I'm glad it was once upon a time, for summer vacation nowadays has become more like a torture and no ‘fun time’ for kids. With parents aspiring a bit too much for their kids, it seems that this summer-break is the only time when t more »
World Children Expo 2013
World Children Expo 2013- Biggest kids expo in India is back with its 2nd edition. One stop destination for Parents who are looking at finding the latest in the market for their kids. Will feature prominent brands from entertainment, education,
The Island, Ambience Mall, Gurgaon
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'Video games making kids violent'
Video games have become the most popular means of entertainment for children, however, a recent study has revealed that negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time and give rise to aggressive behavior among young children The experiment showed that kids, who played a violent video game for three consecutive days showed increases in aggressive behavior and hostile expectations each day they played. On the other hand, those who played non-violent games didn’t show more »
Is parents' PDA healthy for kids?
A study stated that parents should indulge in PDA like hugging, kissing or holding acts in front of kids, as it helps them teaching the importance of love in life. I don't agree with this. I feel parents doing such intimate acts in front of kids more »