Significant shift in the concept of mother and father in the last 100 years

Luca Arfini explores the changes in the meaning of the words “mother” and “father” and discusses the blurring of roles in more recent years


Parenting refers to the practice of what parents actually do, how they educate their children. It is seen as “natural” in our society and is mostly linked to a positive feeling, instead of childless couples who are seen as unhappy.