parenting

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par·ent·ing

 (pâr′ən-tĭng, păr′-)
n.
The rearing of a child or children, especially the care, love, and guidance given by a parent.
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parenting

(ˈpɛərəntɪŋ)
n
(Sociology) the care and upbringing of a child
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par•ent•ing

(ˈpɛər ən tɪŋ, ˈpær-)

n.
the rearing of children by parents.
[1955–60]
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Translations
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parenting

[ˈpɛərəntɪŋ] Nel ser padres
shared parentingparticipación f conjunta en la vida familiar
parenting is a full-time occupationel cuidar de los hijos es una labor de plena dedicación
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parenting

[ˈpɛərəntɪŋ]
nparentage m
modif [skills, classes, magazine] → parental(e)parents' evening nréunion f parents professeursparent-teacher association n (in school)association f de parents d'élèves et de professeursparent-teacher meeting nréunion f parents professeurs parents
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parenting

nKindererziehung f
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parenting

[ˈpɛərntɪŋ] n parenting is a full-time occupationallevare i figli è un lavoro a tempo pieno
young couples lacking parenting skills → giovani coppie che non riescono ad essere bravi genitori
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

parenting

n crianza de los niños; — education educación f parental, educación para padres (y madres); — skills habilidades fpl parentales; — workshop taller m para padres (y madres)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Previously, it was generally assumed that it is immaterial whether it is the father or other members of the group who assist the mother in caring for offspring. However, evolutionary biologist Sandra Heldstab and her colleagues Karin Isler, Judith Burkart, and Carel van Schaik have now demonstrated for the first time that it very well does matter who helps the mother, according to the study published in the Journal of Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.
The ASPCA notes our dogs' wild relatives led busy and complex lives, caring for offspring, scavenging for food, defending territory, interacting socially and solving problems necessary for their survival.
Dogs' wild relatives spend most of their waking hours scavenging and hunting for food, caring for offspring, defending territory and playing with each other.
Analyses of saliva samples collected from women near the end of the study period showed that those caring for offspring with autism produced unusually low levels of the stress hormone cortisol throughout the day.