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...
Megha Chawla updated the Blog
on Dec 05, 2013 , 03:36 pm
Are you a helicopter parent?
For all the mothers who follow their kids around wherever they go and sit in the mall while your kids meet up their friends. Sit up and take a note. Parenting in the 21st century is not easy. We are constantly on the job talking, discussing and even reading on the net on what's best for our kids, how to be that perfect parent and well in some cases how to raise a well-mannered kid. It's a natural instinct to want the best for your kids. Every parent hopes to raise well-rounded, more »
Six long years, I have been following this case, following every twist and turn. So the verdict today puts me in the fix again. The special CBI court has pronounced the Talwar's guilty of the murder of their daughter.Rajesh and Nupur face charges of more »
I have a young son who is in a day school. I am thinking of putting him in a boarding school. Pls advise me whether I should or not. more »