parenting a preschooler is hard (believe me, I know), and it takes a lot of time, energy, and forbearance to do it right.
Readers are invited to muse about the parenting style of members of their most-disliked political groups.
So has Warner, who once helped coin the term “helicopter parent,” done a 180 on parenting?
They can live with their own parenting mistakes so long as everyone else is making the same ones.
Why is it that we have hundreds of parenting books for moms or by moms, but almost nothing by and for dads?
“The more you talk about these parenting issues, the more tiresome it becomes to be a scold rather than empathetic,” she says.
A number of them have written movingly of their struggles, creating an inspiring subgenre of parenting books.
But parenting—muddling through however you can—is the point.
E.R. was at that time a Macfadden Publications employee too, as editor of his parenting magazine Babies, Just Babies.
“The parenting programs at Bedford are the exception, not the norm,” she says.
early 15c. (late 12c. as a surname), from Old French parent "father, parent, relative, kin" (11c.), from Latin parentem (nominative parens) "father or mother, ancestor," noun use of present participle of parere "bring forth, give birth to, produce," from PIE root *pere- "to bring forth" (see pare). Began to replace native elder after c.1500.
parent par·ent (pâr'ənt, pār'-)
One who begets, gives birth to, or nurtures and raises a child; a father or a mother.
An ancestor; a progenitor.
An organism that produces or generates offspring.
To act as a parent to; to rear and nurture.
To cause to come into existence; to serve as a source for; originate.