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nurture

(nûr′chər)
n.
a. The action of raising or caring for offspring: the nurture of an infant.
b. Biology The sum of environmental influences and conditions acting on an organism, especially in contrast to heredity.
c. The fostering or overseeing of the development of something: the nurture of an idea.

nur′tur·er n.

nurture

[nur′chər]
to feed, rear, foster, or care for, such as in the nourishment, care, and training of growing children.
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Nurtured Heart Approach[TM] Select Resources Books by Howard Glasser: * Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach (and related workbook by Lisa Bravo) (Glasser & Easley, 2008a) * Transforming the Difficult Child: An Interactive Guide to the Nurtured Heart Approach (Bravo, Glasser, & Bowdidge, 2008) * Transforming the Difficult Child: True Stories of Triumph (Glasser & Easley, 2008b) * All Children Flourishing: Igniting the Greatness of our Children (Glasser & Block, 2008) * You are Oprah--Igniting the Fites of Greatness (Glasser & Block, 2009) Free E-Course: www.
Only in a land where intolerance and suspicion and hatred of "the other" are nurtured -- fed and watered daily -- would that long-ago battle still stir passions and cause ordinary citizens to endorse a campaign of genocide.
The mustard tree, nurtured through its youth to its maturity, is this big, strong, vitally alive thing.
Jim Dow's recent photographic series of British storefronts, "Corner Shops of Britain," 1983-93, offers a glimpse into this kind of obsession nurtured over a decade.
Ignite assesses vendors' content across the IT buying process, the results are then blended with tailored email communication to deliver nurtured databases and maximum ROI
One of the original 27, named Adult Condor 8, nurtured and bred in captivity for 14 years, was released back into its native habitat this week.
Although she insured that they were always protected and nurtured, Brent's maternal method has been suffused with "middle ground" - she has neither nurtured her children with dependable consistency, taught them moral values, or instilled in them racial knowledge or pride.
It is an exceptional village where cooperation and independence flourish, friendships are nurtured, teamwork is paramount, and self-discovery is at the root of every activity.
This finding has confused him because evidence suggests that hypacrosaurs and other members of the hadrosaurid family apparently nurtured their young.
Edwards' popular advertising campaign introduced in 2005, which featured "nest eggs" of various sizes being nurtured and cared for by people in everyday situations.
The mere fact that Binti was nurtured well by humans demonstrates the efficacy of such upbringing, and it also verifies the theory that if abused children grow to abuse their own children (and possibly others), then it stands to reason that nurtured children will grow to nurture their own and others as well.

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