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parent

n. the lawful and natural father or mother of a person. The word does not mean grandparent or ancestor, but can include an adoptive parent. (See: adoption)

parent

noun ancestor, author, author of one's exissence, derivation, father, generator, mother, mover, precursor, predecessor, primogenitor, procreator, source
Associated concepts: abusive parent, child welfare, neglect
See also: ancestor, author, derivation, originator, precursor, primogenitor, progenitor, source
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Parenting effectively includes, besides the aforementioned factors, an understanding of the concept of healthy adolescence and normative development, how to assess the status of their adolescent child in terms of his or her health trajectory, how to facilitate healthy development and foster the adoption of positive health behaviors, how to access resources and support for themselves and their adolescent when there is a problem.
While the increase in gay parenting can't be precisely measured, Gates estimates that one in 20 male same-sex couples and one in five female couples were raising children in 1990.
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Parenting Skills for Parents with Strong-Willed or Out-of-Control Children meets Thursdays beginning March 4 and runs through May 6.
Baumrind's goal was to categorize parenting styles, categorize children's behavior, and then see which style of parenting was associated with which behaviors.
I have learned enough to know that, in many of these cases, lack of responsible parenting is a contributing cause of the illegal behavior.
Parenting across the life span: The normative and non-normative cases.
New Parent Media also publishes, New Parent Magazine, the largest parenting magazine to focus on the transition from pregnancy to becoming parents.
The courses are Cooperative Parenting and Divorce; Love and Logic; A Teen Guide to Choosing Success, Choosing Life; Strengthening Stepfamilies; and Parenting Skills for Parents with Strong-Willed or Out-of-Control Children.
Certainly, the needs for autonomy, competence and relatedness vary for different families or parents, and this affects how parents act in their parenting roles.
morbid self-absorption, a term that applies with equal force to boomer parenting practices and musical tastes.
lacks an understanding that the camp experience is a partnership in parenting.