Parenting

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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Ritesh Srivastav
Ritesh Srivastav commented on the discussion by Poornima Grover
44 mins ago
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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Geeta Chopra
Geeta Chopra commented on the discussion by Rakhee Makhija
1 hr ago
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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Geeta Chopra
Geeta Chopra and 4 more commented on the poll by Gayatri Goswami
1 hr ago
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
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Geeta Chopra
Geeta Chopra and 5 more took the poll by Gayatri Goswami
1 hr ago
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
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Sonu Patel
Sonu Patel created the Poll
2 hrs ago
Dad
 
D-A-D - Laugh And A Half (Video) 1992
 
What It's Like to Be a Dad: Break's Parenting Wins and Fails Compilation
 
The Evolution of Dad Dancing (w/ Jimmy Fallon & Gov. Chris Christie)
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