child-centered child-centered


  • (adj) designed to promote a child's personal qualities rather than to provide training or information


  1. The addition of alcohol to your incredibly overscheduled, child-centered life wasn't going to suddenly make you a relaxed 'three-martini mom.
  2. This child-centered season is only a small portion of that future.
  3. For if no culture in history has been so child-centered as the Spock-marked society of contemporary America, few have been so careless of their children as that of medieval Europe.



  1. "Why do they all seem to think they are qualified to do things far beyond their technical capabilities? This is to do with the learning culture in schools as a consequence of a child-centered system which admits no failure," Charles said....
    on Nov 18, 2004 By: Charles Clarke Source: USA Today

  2. "We want to move to a system of care for at-risk children that is more child-centered, family-focused and community-based," Kaine said.
    on Dec 12, 2007 By: Tim Kaine Source:

  3. "Never in my wildest dreams did I foresee a day when marriage, an historically child-centered relationship, would become almost completely adult-centered, promoting and protecting the freedom of adults to indulge their desires, sometimes to the...
    on Aug 6, 2007 By: Leah Ward Sears Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

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