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Parenting

  • By: Wendy S. Grolnick & Kristine N. Marbell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Parenting encompasses a wide range of attitudes and behaviors directed toward meeting the physical, emotional, and social needs of children. As the first relationship formed in life, the parent-child relationship serves as a model for later relationships and is one through ...

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