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...
Dear Folks, We took birth that's more than a MIRACLE, We start smiling seeing our mothers face that's more than a MIRACLE We start eating and recognize tastes that's more than a MIRALCLE, We take our first step by holding our mom/dad's hand that's more than a MIRACLE, We start speaking alike our parents by seeing their lipsing and hearing voices that's more than a MIRACLE, We start griping and holding things in our hands using our fingers that's more than a more »
You might not want to be a ‘Helicopter parent’ who is nagging the child all the time and hovering on their heads keeping a tab on their minute-to-minute activities. But that does not mean everything you do or are doing might be the best for your child.Quite often you do things, though unintentional, which tend to weaken the bond you share with your kids. This might not affect the child as much but surely you would be called as bad parents. Read what falls under this gamut and what you rea more »
Nupur Tripathy started the Discussion
on Mar 24, 2014 , 11:34 am
Do older men have ugly kids?
According to a study, older men are more likely to have ugly kids. Researchers have claimed this after linking age to genetic mutations. However, the study also claims that kids who are born to older men alive longer! Do you agree with this more »
Minakshi Negi updated the Discussion
on Mar 18, 2014 , 12:45 pm
Help! 'My kid ignores me'
I am a working mother so have to leave my son behind with ailing mom-in-law and a full-time maid. Off late I have been noticing that my 4 year old has started ignoring my presence. When i am home after work he won't come to me and avoids me.His more »
Ever since Modern School’s kids bullying video went viral online, everyone has been discussing it at length. I saw the uncensored video and I fell short of words to express my anguish. The way these class 6 kids were fighting and abusing each other using the filthiest words possible, I don’t think I would have heard even the most illiterate village men talk like that. No shame, no limits and just going on and on abusing each other and even the parents. Shocking would be an und more »