The overall goal of parenting is to provide a loving safe environment for children to develop into self-reliant positive contributing adults in society.
When it comes to jobs we usually judge people by their results. Even though most human beings make choices of their own accord it is still often seen as a reflection of how their parents raised them.
In other instances some people have different "moral codes" and therefore might judge a person as being a "bad parent" for allowing their children to partake in adult activities. More often than not there are two extremes: parents who are too lax and parents who are too strict or borderline abusive. It's a real challenge to be balanced.
There is no such thing as a perfect person or perfect parent.
That is a really good question.
I would say no, there is no such thing as bad parenting. Even the worst parents can be an example of what not to do. I would also say that some people who have kids aren't really parents...
by gaurav oberoi 2 years ago
Is there really such a thing as an eternal relationship?
by rlaha 7 years ago
Define a bad parent.It doesn't just have to be abuse or negligence. If you go out somewhere and you notice a parent not acting like a parent in front of their kid (s), does that make them a bad parent?
by Ellana317 5 years ago
Why is it that people who don't have children try to advise parents on how to raise theirs?It just seems that so many people believe that they can give expert advice simply because they have worked with children or have been around them. I'm sure that every parent will agree that being around...
by Peeples 6 years ago
Does having moments where you want to strangle your children make you a bad parent?Never acting on it of course.
by Seiboi Misao 5 years ago
Is there any guidelines for good parenting?How is good parenting related to good and wise kids?
by jez259 4 years ago
My parents used to hit me as a child, but did that mean they were bad parents? I got smacked across the face and all over my body.
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