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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.

parenting

(ˈpɛərəntɪŋ)
n
(Sociology) the care and upbringing of a child

par•ent•ing

(ˈpɛər ən tɪŋ, ˈpær-)

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

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

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

parenting

nKindererziehung f

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

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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