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synonyms for parental

  • fatherly
  • maternal
  • paternal
  • affectionate
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • caring
  • comforting
  • devoted
  • fond
  • forbearing
  • gentle
  • indulgent
  • kind
  • loving
  • matriarchal
  • motherly
  • patriarchal
  • protective
  • sheltering
  • supportive
  • tender
  • warm
  • watchful
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From the time she started a literacy center for low-income families, as a young teacher, to her time as principal at Central Elementary in City Heights, which thrived with improved test scores, high staff morale and increased parental involvement.
AS SUPERINTENDENT, CINDY MARTEN SUCCEEDED WHERE OTHERS FAILEDMEL KATZFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Describing itself as a “collection of scientists, parents, and designers,” Nanit focuses almost entirely on products and services geared toward parental child care.
BEST BABY MONITOR: HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT ONE FOR YOUR FAMILYPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Amid echoes of parental warnings that too much TV will “rot your brain,” it’s worth asking if there is value in the tube’s ability to help us escape.
IS WATCHING TV ACTUALLY A GOOD WAY TO RELAX?CORINNE IOZZIOJANUARY 27, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Every age has its own parenting wisdom as well as its shameful parental anxieties.
WHY IS ‘THE PUSH’ SO POPULAR? PERHAPS BECAUSE IT PLAYS INTO A MOTHER’S WORST FEARS.MAUREEN CORRIGANJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It is your parental responsibility to build this path forward, so this event can be a lesson learned, not a stain on her entire personhood.
GOOD KIDS SOMETIMES LIE TO THEIR PARENTS. SHAME AND HARSH PUNISHMENTS WILL ONLY PUSH THEM AWAY.MEGHAN LEAHYJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The program focuses on students who have attendance issues, have experienced trauma or need food, clothing or parental support.
NEXT ONE UP WRAPS TEEN BOYS IN SUPPORT AND WATCHES THEM FLYTATYANA TURNERJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Conflicting parental guidanceMaking these conversations more complicated is the reality that not all parents share the same attitudes about pandemic-related social restrictions.
TEEN ROMANCE IN THE AGE OF COVID: WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOWELIZABETH HEUBECKJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Meghan McCain’s realization about the necessity of universal parental leave is wonderful, and I’m grateful for it.
MEGHAN MCCAIN LEARNED ABOUT THE NEED FOR MATERNITY LEAVE THE HARD WAY. NOBODY SHOULD HAVE TO.MONICA HESSEJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many of the issues appear to involve activating devices using Apple’s Family Sharing system, which provides parental controls.
APPLE DEVICE ACTIVATION PROBLEMS CAUSE HOLIDAY DISAPPOINTMENTDZANEMORRISDECEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
Maybe something doesn’t work well in the balance of their parental circuitry, in the activity of the neural population that drives parenting versus the one that drives neglect.
CATHERINE DULAC FINDS BRAIN CIRCUITRY BEHIND SEX-SPECIFIC BEHAVIORSCLAUDIA DREIFUSDECEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
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WORDS RELATED TO PARENTAL

  • affectionate
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • forbearing
  • indulgent
  • kind
  • kindly
  • parental
  • paternal
  • patriarchal
  • protective
  • supportive
  • tender
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.