Parentation

Definitions

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    BROWN PELICANS IN FLORIDA The Pelicans nest in colonies, and the young feed from the parents' throats. Range: Gulf coast of U. S. and southward. Habitat Group in The American Museum of Natural History
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Parentation Something done or said in honor of the dead; obsequies.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Einstein couldn't speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be retarded.
    • n parentation Something done or said in honor of the dead; funeral rites; obsequies.
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Quotations

  • Mel Lazarus
    Mel Lazarus
    “The secret of dealing successfully with a child is not to be its parent.”
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden%20Nash
    “Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Too many parents are not on spanking terms with their children.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.”
  • Richard Whately
    Richard%20Whately
    “Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.”
  • Red Auerbach
    Red Auerbach
    “To a father, when a child dies, the future dies; to a child when a parent dies, the past dies.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. parentatio, fr. parentare, to offer a solemn sacrifice in honor of deceased parents. See Parent

Usage

In literature:

Love not only laughs at prison bars, love scoffs at parental differences as well as at parental control.
"The Family and it's Members" by Anna Garlin Spencer
It is despicable for any one parent to accept a child's sympathy against the other parent.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
Nevertheless, the teacher and both the parents of this child had found nothing remarkable about him.
"The Measurement of Intelligence" by Lewis Madison Terman
Marriage is adult, but matches are arranged by the parents of the parties.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
So thou, and pleasant happy life 5 Lead wi' thy parent's wooden wife.
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
It was a proud moment for the boy's parents.
"Rabbi and Priest" by Milton Goldsmith
It may or may not be within the province of prospective parents to rearrange, rebuild, or otherwise change the home.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Parents ought to ask themselves this question.
"Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women" by George Sumner Weaver
Undoubtedly modern youth face in this experience a greater ordeal than did their parents.
"The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book" by Various
My parents told me about it, when they gave me presents on holidays.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
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In poetry:

When thus the Fiend our Parents overcame,
And taught them God's commandment to transgress;
Subject to death, both they and we, became,
And to each form and species of distress.
"Adam's Race" by Rees Prichard
ALL honour, reverence, and due regard,
My son! unto thy parents ever give:
'Tis God's command! — and thou, for thy reward,
Shalt, through his Grace, to length of days arrive.
"The Duty Of Children To Their Parents" by Rees Prichard
Then to thy parents shew all due regard,
Assist them both, when they assistance need;
So God shall thee with length of days reward,
Where-ever thou may'st chuse thy life to lead!
"The Duty Of Children To Their Parents" by Rees Prichard
And treat ye, like pretty Blanche Marsden,
Who by her folly has been the death of one of the finest men;
So all kind parents, be warned by me,
And remember always this sad Tragedy!
"The Death of Fred Marsden, the American Playwright" by William Topaz McGonagall
The childless parents weep their broken trust,
Hope's fountain failing at its cherish'd springs,
And widow'd sorrow shrouds herself in dust,
While one lone flowret to her bosom clings.
"The Brothers," by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
God, will preserve them from a shameful fall —
God, from transgression will restrain them all —
God, will protect them, with a parent's care,
'Till they to his tribunal summon'd are.
"Concerning Perseverance In A State Of Grace" by Rees Prichard

In news:

One of the things I like most about Parental Guidance is the helpful tips and new ways of looking at parenting issues.
No parent should again have to endure the agony that is being felt by the parents of Brett Olson.
I immigrated with my parents as a child and as I grew up, I found my parents confused and distracted trying to keep our family safe.
Although some parents may feel uneasy about weaning their kids off entirely from financial support, it is essential that parents don't compromise their own retirement plans to fund their child's college lifestyle, says Detweiler.
Every week, Parent-to-Parent brings you a mom who's worth admiring for one reason or another.
Louna Khan, a parent of four children in the Douglas County School System, has been named as one of 36 parents from across Georgia to the State School Superintendent Parent Advisory Council.
Surprisingly, parents who pay allowances are more likely to cover other costs for their kids than parents who don't.
Supreme Court protects video games under first amendment forcing parents to parent.
Parents of the Desert Trails Parent Union rally at Mgrdichian Park in Adelanto.
One of the first things you learn as a parent is that everyone has an opinion on your parenting skills.
There is always another parent, friend, pediatrician or family member that wants to tell you how you should parent or what you're not doing right.
Attachment parenting vs an attached parent (+video).
I visit my parents twice a year with my kids, and my parents visit us annually.
Indy's Child Parenting Magazine, now in its 27th year of production, is a local and nationally award-winning Indianapolis parenting magazine and resource.
In tonight's Parent To Parent, Dr Valerie shows us how to coach our kids to be winners regardless of the score.
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In science:

Similarly, the notation Uc (k|m1 , m2 ) is intended to allow for the possibility that the distribution of m2 -subclumps within the parent M -halo may depend on whether or not the parent contains an m1 -subclump.
Substructure and the halo model of large-scale structure
Star formation appears to be older near the parent galaxies and younger at increasing distances from the parent galaxy.
GALEX: Galaxy Evolution Explorer
Parental care was considered as completed when the parental care index remained negative.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
The resulting children have genes of one parent in several positions and the genes of the other parent in others.
Evolutionary Optimization in Code-Based Test Compression
Within the time allocation, we observed a sub-sample of 327 galaxies from the parent sample, which sampled the full range of galaxy parameters in the parent sample.
The H alpha Galaxy Survey. IV. Star formation in the local Universe
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