Parenting includes activities that lead to the support and promotion of physical, social, emotional and intellectual development in infants. Parenting is done till a person gets into adulthood from a child. In most cases, parenting is offered by the biological parents to the child although in other situations it can be done by older siblings, legal guardians, grandparents, family members as well as family friends. In situations where a child may be orphaned or be abandoned by the family members, he/she may be adopted by individuals who they are not related to but they offer parental care such as foster parents or orphanages. Licensing of these foster care families and orphanages is very important to ensure that they do not carry out illegal activities with these children hence the government and the society comes in to monitor and evaluate their work. A good parent is one who is able to offer good parental care to their child or children who will turn into responsible adults who are the envy of everybody.
Wealth, culture, social class as well as the incomes are some of the factors that are likely to influence parental care offered to children. The wealth, social class and incomes play a role in parenting as in the resources and opportunities that are made available to the child or children. There are parents who might be travelling a lot affecting their parenting since they have little time to spend with their children. A traveling parent will, therefore, need the services of a daycare provider who will be taking care of the children during the day. The travelling parent may find it hard to get a suitable daycare where they can drop their children for the day. A good daycare provider should be able to love the children honestly and genuinely so that they can be able to take good care of the children. Being a natural nurturer as well as being warm to people is a very important trait for the children is also an important trait for the daycare providers to ensure that they can take good care of their children. Since the parents are not available to offer parental care to children, a daycare provider should be able to enhance physical, social, emotional and intellectual development and growth in the children.
Spending the day in a daycare may be tough on the child hence the travelling parent should explain into details the reasons. The age and the temperament of the child should be influence how the travelling parent will explain to the child. There are thing that one has to consider when leaving the child to avoid more tension such as prolonging the departures, sneaking away from the child, displaying some guilt about leaving the child as well as acting anxious.