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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Narasa.rao24 and 3 more commented on the discussion by Jyoti Mishra
6 hrs ago
Jyoti Mishra - 'Daughters are better than sons'
I've never been able to come to terms with people who think that having a son is a blessing whereas daughters are, sadly, still considered to be burden. I know so many families where the sons, once grown up and married, abandon their parents and more »
Likhit Vasvani
Kkiran Kumar
Kkiran Kumar commented on the poll by Gayatri Goswami
on Aug 31, 2014 , 03:16 pm
Gayatri Goswami - You take: Is PDA okay in front of kids?
Yeah, there's nothing wrong and it teaches kids to be affectionate
No, it is against Indian culture & you should draw a line
It does not matter really! Kids are too smart these days
Prashant Singh
Prashant Singh and commented on the discussion by Onlyfortimes Ofindia
on Aug 31, 2014 , 02:59 pm
Onlyfortimes Ofindia - Punishing Children To Teach Them Is A Correct Way Of Teaching?
Today, let's think about how children learn right from wrong.  Little ones are actually hungry for our guidance.  They trust us, the parents who care for them, to have their best interests at heart, so they trust what we say, and they will al more »
Tarun Joshi
Tarun Joshi commented on the discussion by Poornima Grover
on Aug 31, 2014 , 03:22 am
Poornima Grover - 'My son is gay' HELP!
I have been noticing a lot of changes in my 8-year-old son's behaviour at home and even at school, his teachers complained that he behaved very differently as compared to other kids. I tried to understand if there was some problem he was going more »
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