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Bad Parenting African Proverbs

African proverbs on bad parenting teach everyone has their own parenting style but not all styles are effective. Bad parenting describes people who are not educating in a way that will help a child become a productive adult.

Bad Parenting

Bad Parenting African Proverbs

African Proverbs lessons from the African continent. African proverbs on bad parenting teach bad parenting hurts for generations.

Proverb lessons from across the African continent on Bad Parenting
Not all parenting styles are effective


If the chicken failed to cluck, how would she train her young.

Anything the hawk gives birth to will not fail to carry off chickens.

It is hard to cure the madness that originates in the family.

One does not learn how to use the left hand in old age.

The thief does not steal in an unfamiliar place.

When a woman goes on a secret trip, she gathers firewood and returns home.

If the child learns the trail of the snake, he will also learn the wanderings of the snake.

When the stomach is fat, you cannot cover it with the hands.

When you follow in the path of your father, you learn to walk like him.

To be as good as our parents, we must be better.


Bad Parenting African Proverbs
Bad Parenting African Proverbs

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Bad parenting can be handed on from one generation to the next.

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