After 5 years of being a mother, I have understood this one thing that you do not become a parent overnight, just because you delivered. As the baby grows, you grow and evolve as a parent with her. Hence, to call someone a bad parent is not correct. The parenting may not be upto the mark, but the mother or the father never intended to be a bad parent. It’s not like they are the evil step mothers of the fairy tales, who purposely hurt the kids.
But, as parents, we set examples for our kids. And, if we present a wrong example, that’s what they will learn from us.
Read more here – http://www.worldofmoms.com/blog/5-Signs-That-Indicate-You-Are-a-Bad-Parent/1000/2