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Pediatr Dent. 2004 Mar-Apr;26(2):121-4.

The changing nature of parenting in America.

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Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Ark, USA.


The purpose of this paper was to discuss how parenting has changed in recent decades. The topics discussed include: (1) increased focus on parenting in today's culture; (2) perception of pediatric dentists regarding parenting changes; (3) relative importance of parenting in children's development; (4) family/parenting trends; and (5) the role of stress in the changing nature of parenting.

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