from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being a parent
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of a parent; the office or character of a parent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being a parent; the condition of a parent; the parental relation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of being a parent
This is the term parenthood, a hybrid no doubt, but not perhaps much the worse for that.
He called Kyl a "nice guy" who had told a "horrible lie" that he said was fed to him by "fanatical enemies of Planned Parenthood who hate the idea that the word 'planned' should ever come before the word 'parenthood.'"
The absolute summary of parenthood is the pride you feel in watching your little ones learn to do things for themselves and the absolute terror of the day they no longer need you.
I have to comment on the “motherhood/parenthood is hard”.
The awesome of parenthood, the reward of parenthood, is the intangible and immeasurable joy of the children themselves.
Maybe not for everybody, but for most of us, most of the time, parenthood is hard.
We are telling each other that there is community in parenthood, and that such community should be sought out and embraced.
This sitcom style exercise in planned parenthood is blandly predictable.
You feel like your parenthood is taken away because the nurses are doing everything, because they have to.
I'm a big softie anyway, but throw in parenthood on top of that, and some flicks just tear me up.