What is parenting?
The dictionary defines it simply as “the act of bringing up a child as a parent“.
What is a parent?
The dictionary defines it as “a father or mother“.
In turn, those two words are defined as “a man in relation to his child or children“, and “a woman in relation to her child or children“.
Nowhere is violence implied.
How you choose to raise your child will impact the world as the behavior and examples you model turn into how your child treats the world.
You are your child’s first teacher. Teach them as you would be taught.
That is parenting.