- parents anonymous,
Origin of parenting
verb (used with object)
Origin of parent
Examples from the Web for parenting
Kent herself has said the movie is about parenting, the unsayable extremes of what mothers can feel.
Parenting a kid that can get from place to place under his own steam is a whole new ballgame.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But does the ability to quantify our babies take away from the natural process of parenting?Are We Turning Our Babies Into Real Life Tamagotchis?|Brandy Zadrozny|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The point at which autonomy should be handed over to the child is less clear when parenting children with cognitive disabilities.Is It Wrong for Parents to Lock Up Their Disabled Kids?|Elizabeth Picciuto|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
- an organism or organization that has produced one or more organisms or organizations similar to itself
- (as modifier)a parent organism
- a precursor, such as a nucleus or compound, of a derived entity
- (as modifier)a parent nucleus; a parent ion
Word Origin for parent
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.