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Meaning of parenting

par•ent•ing

Pronunciation: (pâr'un-ting, par'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the rearing of children: The schedule allows her very little time for parenting.
  2. the methods, techniques, etc., used or required in the rearing of children: a course in parenting.
  3. the state of being a parent; parenthood.
—adj.
  1. of or concerned with the rearing of children: good parenting skills.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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