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nurture

Biology the environmental factors that partly determine the structure of an organism
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In addition, he draws upon his own experiences as a parent in order to substantiate his contention that men are just as capable as women when it comes to functioning as daily caregivers and nurturers of children.
One week of fasting and seclusion is undertaken when the fish nurturer is keen on cultivating the fish from their earliest growth stages.
As the prime nurturer of their family, housewives can also play a central role in inculcating a strong savings culture.
Khutso runs her own company, Nurturer, which is a supportive social network so mums can get together.
The other is such a nurturer, they're smothering the kid.
Loper is the social justice maven volunteering her time to Soulforce Alabama; Lowe is the nurturer, working for years in the HIV/AIDS community.
The show's opening piece, choreographed by Andile Sotiya and the company's artistic director Gail Parmel introduced woman as provider and nurturer and posed the question of what happens should she leave?
A nurturer, she keeps the baby, moves away, and raises her progressively, fighting vigorously to give the child an opportunity for a full and happy life.
For example, a man may hold (in relation to his child) the roles of provider, nurturer, and friend.
George's as not just an alternative to US veterinary schools but the protector and nurturer of aspiring vets and animals alike.
As her sole nurturer, you have somehow been held 'to blame' for the lack.

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