My parents live in New York.
The form must be signed by a parent or guardian of the child.
The parent brings food to the chicks.
The new plant will have characteristics of both parent plants.
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Nowadays, my Black Friday post-Turkey meal day is spent in front of my computer, shopping online deals at my parents' kitchen table with my morning coffee.—Gabrielle Porcaro, Travel + Leisure, 24 Nov. 2023 Shark’s cordless vacuum is especially good for pet parents who sweep their floors regularly because the self-cleaning brushroll is designed to avoid hair wrapping.—Alex Nelson, Peoplemag, 24 Nov. 2023 All In the Family: Billboard parent Penske Media Corporation promoted Brooke Jaffe to senior Vice President of public affairs and strategy, effective immediately.—Marc Schneider, Billboard, 24 Nov. 2023 Believe it or not, meal kits make great gifts for everyone, especially for busy parents who can use a break from meal prepping, recent graduates who are spending too much on take out, a best friend who dreads cooking for themselves, or a foodie who wants to try new recipes.—Shanna Shipin, Glamour, 24 Nov. 2023 Right now, there isn’t a whole lot parents can do to make sure their children’s food isn’t contaminated with lead, beyond regularly checking the FDA’s recall page, Breeher said.—Berkeley Lovelace Jr., NBC News, 24 Nov. 2023 Therapy is the ideal place for your parents to discuss this challenging issue.—Amy Dickinson, Washington Post, 23 Nov. 2023 Breastfeeding has a protective effect against severe RSV Breastfeeding isn't an option for all parents, as some may choose not to breastfeed or cannot breastfeed for a variety of reasons.—Dr. Jade Cobern, ABC News, 23 Nov. 2023 That’s why having a good vacuum is essential for pet parents.—Lauren Taylor, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Nov. 2023
All Together Now In 2019, the dad of four opened up to The New York Times about how parenting his kids differed.—Zoey Lyttle, Peoplemag, 24 Nov. 2023 And before kids, this Dad was going to avoid using Santa or bribes—all of which are considered out of vogue these days in some corners of parenting social media.—Beth Ann Mayer, Parents, 20 Nov. 2023 That brings us to iShares 0-5 Year High-Yield Corporate Bond ETF, parented by the investment giant BlackRock.—Chris Taylor, wsj.com, 7 Nov. 2023 We are expected to know how to do it all—relationships, careers, homemaking, hobbies—but especially parenting, as though good parenting is biologically encoded in a mother’s DNA.—Sarah Twombly, The Atlantic, 2 Nov. 2023 These days, Rinaldi and her husband juggle parenting a 5-month-old with their respective jobs.—Zoe Glasser, Washington Post, 26 Oct. 2023 While speaking with The Guardian, the Rolling Stones frontman, 80, discussed parenting his son Deveraux, 6, and how his experience with fatherhood has changed over the years.—Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 24 Oct. 2023 Bravo for your openness to this experience, especially after parenting under an umbrella of fear for the last two years.—Emily Edlynn, Parents, 23 Oct. 2023 Police reports made from Ruby Franke's home address in Utah detail various troubles at the parenting blogger's home since 2020 — three years before she and her business partner were each arrested on six counts of child abuse.—Audrey Conklin, Fox News, 14 Oct. 2023 See More
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Middle English, borrowed from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, borrowed from Latin parent-, parens "father or mother, progenitor, ancestor," probably from an aorist participle of parere "to give birth to, bring into being, produce" — more at parturient entry 1