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...
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Debasish Roy
Debasish Roy and 4 more commented on the discussion by Rakhee Makhija
on Jul 31, 2014 , 05:09 pm
Rakhee Makhija - 'Found condoms in son's wallet'
Last week while cleaning up my 15-year-old son's room, I was shocked to find a packet of condom in his wallet. I know at such young age, kids read about sex and want to try out thing for fun sake but its not right. I am really worried about him and more »
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on Jul 29, 2014 , 10:03 pm
Simba Share
Simba Share reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 24, 2014 , 08:40 pm
Wonders of Mind states
Human mind is a only thing on this planet which is unpredictable. . . .  Many such a instances are there which states that the Mind is behaving abnormal. Some people will feel Loneliness and some will feel Extra uncomfortable in many situations. . more »
Deepak Saxena
Deepak Saxena and 2 more commented on the discussion by Pawan Kumar Chowdhary
on Jul 24, 2014 , 10:54 am
Pawan Kumar Chowdhary - Care for newly born baby
IN this busy Life care for baby is must and must.............. more »
Hemraj Meena
Hemraj Meena commented on the blog
on Jul 23, 2014 , 02:15 pm
Hemraj Meena - Family structure and marriage
For generations, India has had a prevailing tradition of the joint family system. It is a system under which extended members of a family – parents, children, the children's spouses and their offspring, etc. – live together. Usually, the oldest male member is the head in the joint Indian family system. He makes all important decisions and rules, and other family members abide by them. [23]In a 1966 study, Orenstein and Micklin analysed India's population data and family structure. The more »
Vino Kum
Vino Kum commented on the citizen journalism by Pradeep Sinha
on Jul 21, 2014 , 11:12 pm
Pradeep Sinha - Teenager's mind !!!
Those who start smoking during adolescence, will likely have a much harder time quitting later in life than those who take up smoking in their 20s. The addiction, according to researchers, appears to get hard wired during the teen years. Repeated more »
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