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16th Mar '17 10:05:17 PM Unicorndance
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* MotherOfAThousandYoung:
* MuggleFosterParents

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* MotherOfAThousandYoung:
MotherOfAThousandYoung: A monster who is the parent of most of the other monsters.
* MuggleFosterParentsMuggleFosterParents: Someone with powers is raised by people without them.



* MyBelovedSmother
* MyDadCanBeatUpYourDad
* MyParentsAreDead
* MysteriousParent
* {{Nephewism}}
* NoBloodTies
* NotWantingKidsIsWeird
* OffingTheOffspring
* OpenMindedParent
* OrphanageOfFear
* OutlivingOnesOffspring
* OverlordJr
* OverprotectiveDad
* PapaWolf
* ParentService
* ParentsAsPeople
* ParentsForADay
* ParentsKnowTheirChildren
* ParentalAbandonment
* ParentalBetrayal
* ParentalHypocrisy
* ParentalIncest
* ParentalLoveSong
* ParentalMarriageVeto
* ParentalObliviousness
* ParentalSexualitySquick
* ParentalSubstitute
* ParentExMachina
* ParentsInDistress
* ParentTrapPlot
* ParentWithNewParamour
* {{Patronymic}}
* PervertDad
* PromotionToParent
* PushoverParents
* RaisedByGrandparents
* RaisedByNatives
* RaisedByOrcs
* RaisedByWolves
* RemarryingForYourKids
* ResentfulGuardian
* SharedFamilyQuirks
* SingleMomStripper
* SinkOrSwimFatherhood

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* MyBelovedSmother
MyBelovedSmother: A bossy, overprotective, clingy mother.
* MyDadCanBeatUpYourDad
MyDadCanBeatUpYourDad: Children boasting about how their fathers are cooler than their rivals' fathers.
* MyParentsAreDead
MyParentsAreDead: A departed acquaintence or relative (often one the character was close to) is brought up and the character responds that the person is dead.
* MysteriousParent
MysteriousParent: When the reason for ParentalAbandonment is revealed and the parent is an important character.
* {{Nephewism}}
{{Nephewism}}: A character's aunt and/or uncle acts as their parental figure/s.
* NoBloodTies
NoBloodTies: Parents are not expected to raise their kids.
* NotWantingKidsIsWeird
NotWantingKidsIsWeird: Wanting to have kids is the norm, and not wanting them is unusual.
* OffingTheOffspring
OffingTheOffspring: Killing your children.
* OpenMindedParent
OpenMindedParent: A son or daughter lies to parents that are actually open-minded.
* OrphanageOfFear
OrphanageOfFear: A torturous orphanage.
* OutlivingOnesOffspring
OutlivingOnesOffspring: A parent outlives their children.
* OverlordJr
OverlordJr: The EvilOverlord's kid is also evil.
* OverprotectiveDad
OverprotectiveDad: A father who protects his kids a bit too much.
* PapaWolf
PapaWolf: When a dad gets ''really angry'' that you messed with his kids.
* ParentService
ParentService: {{Fanservice}} in a kids' show.
* ParentsAsPeople
ParentsAsPeople: Parents with proper character traits besides their parenthood.
* ParentsForADay
ParentsForADay: A baby or something like it is raised by one or two main characters for a day and leaves by the end of the episode.
* ParentsKnowTheirChildren
ParentsKnowTheirChildren: A parent can identify their kid who's in disguise, surrounded by look-alikes, or an impostor.
* ParentalAbandonment
ParentalAbandonment: The character's parents are missing or dead.
* ParentalBetrayal
ParentalBetrayal: Someone betrays their child.
* ParentalHypocrisy
ParentalHypocrisy: Parents did exactly what their children do now when they were that age, but now they disapprove of it.
* ParentalIncest
ParentalIncest: Sex between a parent and their child.
* ParentalLoveSong
ParentalLoveSong: A love song between a parent and their child.
* ParentalMarriageVeto
ParentalMarriageVeto: Parents not letting their kid marry their boyfriend or girlfriend.
* ParentalObliviousness
ParentalObliviousness: Parents seem oblivious to everything.
* ParentalSexualitySquick
ParentalSexualitySquick: Someone is {{squick}}ed out by the idea of their parents having sex.
* ParentalSubstitute
ParentalSubstitute: Someone who is not a parent raised a character.
* ParentExMachina
ParentExMachina: Parents that only exist to bail their children out.
* ParentsInDistress
ParentsInDistress: The parents are in danger and the children must save them.
* ParentTrapPlot
ParentTrapPlot: A FeudEpisode which focuses on the parents of the child characters arguing.
* ParentWithNewParamour
ParentWithNewParamour: A parent gets a new LoveInterest.
* {{Patronymic}}
{{Patronymic}}: A surname formed from the name of the owner's father that is different from the father's surname.
* PervertDad
PervertDad: Fathers who come off as perverted towards their children (often their daughters).
* PromotionToParent
PromotionToParent: The oldest sibling takes charge of the parenting.
* PushoverParents
PushoverParents: Parents who don't discipline their offspring.
* RaisedByGrandparents
RaisedByGrandparents: A character who was raised by their grandparents.
* RaisedByNatives
RaisedByNatives: An orphan child from a foreign land finds themselves in another land and is raised by that land's natives.
* RaisedByOrcs
RaisedByOrcs: A character is raised by evil characters.
* RaisedByWolves
RaisedByWolves: A character was raised by animals.
* RemarryingForYourKids
RemarryingForYourKids: A widowed character with children remarries.
* ResentfulGuardian
ResentfulGuardian: A character hates suddenly having to raise a child.
* SharedFamilyQuirks
SharedFamilyQuirks: Two otherwise different family members share one quirk.
* SingleMomStripper
SingleMomStripper: A single mother who moonlights as a stripper.
* SinkOrSwimFatherhoodSinkOrSwimFatherhood: A character unexpectly becomes a parent and must learn on the job.



* SoProudOfYou
* SolomonDivorce
* StageMom
* StandardFiftiesFather
* StandInParents
* SupernaturalProofFather
* SupernaturallyYoungParent
* TeamDad
* TeamMom
* TeenPregnancy
* TellMeAboutMyFather
* ThatThingIsNotMyChild
* ThroughHisStomach
* TimeOut
* ToughLove
* TheTrapParents
* TrulySingleParent
* TwerpSweating
* UncannyFamilyResemblance
* UnflappableGuardian
* UnnamedParent
* UselessBystanderParent
* VisitByDivorcedDad
* WellDoneDadGuy
* WhenYouComingHomeDad
* WhereDidWeGoWrong
* WhoWillTakeTheKids
* WinningOverTheKids
* WonderChild

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* SoProudOfYou
SoProudOfYou: Everyone shows admiration for something good TheHero did, especially said hero's loved ones.
* SolomonDivorce
SolomonDivorce: Divorced parents split custody of their children down the middle.
* StageMom
StageMom: A mother puts her kid on the stage.
* StandardFiftiesFather
StandardFiftiesFather: A smart, reliable, neat dad, who often smokes a pipe.
* StandInParents
StandInParents: Their is a father/child or mother/child event coming up and the kid enters but someone else pretends to be the parent.
* SupernaturalProofFather
SupernaturalProofFather: When a household starts experiencing supernatural events, the whole family except the dad experience them.
* SupernaturallyYoungParent
SupernaturallyYoungParent: A child looks older than their parents due to supernatural causes.
* TeamDad
TeamDad: The grumpy rule-enforcer of the team who acts like a parent.
* TeamMom
TeamMom: The surrogate mother to a group of friends.
* TeenPregnancy
TeenPregnancy: A teenage girl becomes pregnant.
* TellMeAboutMyFather
TellMeAboutMyFather: Someone has no memories of one parent and asks the other to tell about the missing/dead one.
* ThatThingIsNotMyChild
ThatThingIsNotMyChild: A character is used to create offspring in a way that makes them refuse to identify as the child's parent.
* ThroughHisStomach
ThroughHisStomach: Winning a man's heart by cooking for him.
* TimeOut
TimeOut: Misbehaving children or pets are grounded or put in time out.
* ToughLove
ToughLove: Doing things that seem mean but are ultimately kind or have good intentions.
* TheTrapParents
TheTrapParents: An orphan gains some parents that don't want them to hang around their friends.
* TrulySingleParent
TrulySingleParent: Someone clones themselves if they want kids.
* TwerpSweating
TwerpSweating: When a teenage girl has a date and comes over to pick her up, he hangs out with the girl's OverprotectiveDad.
* UncannyFamilyResemblance
UncannyFamilyResemblance: Someone looks a ''lot'' like people related to them.
* UnflappableGuardian
UnflappableGuardian: A prerfectly competent parent.
* UnnamedParent
UnnamedParent: The parents' names are not revealed.
* UselessBystanderParent
UselessBystanderParent: The parent enables bullying/abuse by doing nothing.
* VisitByDivorcedDad
VisitByDivorcedDad: A separated parent visits the family.
* WellDoneDadGuy
WellDoneDadGuy: A role model longs for the approval of their followers.
* WhenYouComingHomeDad
WhenYouComingHomeDad: Someone's dad is almost too busy for them.
* WhereDidWeGoWrong
WhereDidWeGoWrong: When a kid turns out different than the parents hoped, the parents wonder where they went wrong.
* WhoWillTakeTheKids
WhoWillTakeTheKids: Parents wonder who would look after the kids if something bad happened.
* WinningOverTheKids
WinningOverTheKids: When someone bonds with their LoveInterest's kids.
* WonderChildWonderChild: A person who is supposed to be infertile ends up with kids anyway.



* YouKilledMyFather
* YourSonAllAlong
* YoureNotMyFather

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* YouKilledMyFather
YouKilledMyFather: Someone gets revenge on a baddie who murdered their family member.
* YourSonAllAlong
YourSonAllAlong: Alice thinks Bob is Carol's son, but he's actually hers.
* YoureNotMyFatherYoureNotMyFather: Someone rebuffs someone posing as a parent by saying something along the lines of "You're not my mother/father!"
11th Mar '17 11:13:42 AM Unicorndance
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* EmbarrassingOldPhoto
* EmptyNest: A couple whose children have left home miss them.

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* EmbarrassingOldPhoto
EmbarrassingOldPhoto: When someone (often their parent) shows the protagonist a photo of them as a child which, for whatever reason, embarrasses them.
* EmptyNest: A couple whose children have left home home, miss them.



* ExtraParentConception
* FamilyMan
* FantasyForbiddingFather
* FinancialAbuse
* FirstFatherWins
* FosteringForProfit
* FreudianExcuse
* GenerationXerox
* GiveHimANormalLife
* GiveTheBabyAFather
* GlamorousSingleMother
* GlorifiedSpermDonor
* GoodParents
* GoToYourRoom
* GroundedForever
* HappilyAdopted
* HappilyMarried
* HasTwoMommies
* HippieParents
* {{Housewife}}
* HouseHusband
* HumanMomNonhumanDad
* IAmNotYourFather
* IAmXSonOfY
* IHaveNoSon
* IWantGrandkids
* ImmigrantParents
* InvisibleParents
* JacobAndEsau
* JealousParent
* JewishMother
* JockDadNerdSon
* LamarckWasRight
* LetHerGrowUpDear
* LikeFatherLikeSon
* LikeFatherUnlikeSon
* LineageComesFromTheFather
* LukeIAmYourFather
* LukeYouAreMyFather
* MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter
* MandatoryMotherhood
* MamaBear
* MissingMom
* MommyIssues
* MonsterIsAMommy
* MotherMakesYouKing
* MotherOfAThousandYoung

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* ExtraParentConception
ExtraParentConception: Someone is somehow the biological child of ''three'' people.
* FamilyMan
FamilyMan: A man who's very loyal to his family.
* FantasyForbiddingFather
FantasyForbiddingFather: A parent or guardian forbids their kid to take part in any hobbies outside their job because they view the hobbies as a "distraction" or a "waste".
* FinancialAbuse
FinancialAbuse: Someone needs money but another character is keeping it away from them.
* FirstFatherWins
FirstFatherWins: A divorced father is the lead and the mother takes custody of the kids, but then the stepdad turns out to be evil and gets killed off or otherwise "loses".
* FosteringForProfit
FosteringForProfit: Someone fosters a child purely for business.
* FreudianExcuse
FreudianExcuse: The villain is the way they are because something bad happened to them somewhere along the line.
* GenerationXerox
GenerationXerox: Kids have very similar lives as their parents or even distant ancestors.
* GiveHimANormalLife
GiveHimANormalLife: Superheroes have kids and give them up for adoption to protect them.
* GiveTheBabyAFather
GiveTheBabyAFather: A man who isn't the father proposes to a pregnant woman.
* GlamorousSingleMother
GlamorousSingleMother: A single mother whose kids are never inconvenient.
* GlorifiedSpermDonor
GlorifiedSpermDonor: The father left after impregnating the mother, but all's well when he shows up again.
* GoodParents
GoodParents: Parents who are good to their children.
* GoToYourRoom
GoToYourRoom: A child is sent to their room as punishment, often by one or both of their parents.
* GroundedForever
GroundedForever: A child is grounded (often by their parents) for a ridiculously long time like "a million years" or "forever".
* HappilyAdopted
HappilyAdopted: A person knows they are adopted and is happy with it.
* HappilyMarried
HappilyMarried: A successful marriage.
* HasTwoMommies
HasTwoMommies: A gay couple with a child.
* HippieParents
HippieParents: A hippie couple with kids.
* {{Housewife}}
{{Housewife}}: A stay-at-home wife who looks after the house and does most of the parenting.
* HouseHusband
HouseHusband: A married man who takes care of the hosuework.
* HumanMomNonhumanDad
HumanMomNonhumanDad: A HalfHumanHybrid whose mother is or was the human and the father is or was not.
* IAmNotYourFather
IAmNotYourFather: A reveal that the protagonist's "parents" are not their real parents.
* IAmXSonOfY
IAmXSonOfY: Someone boasts "I am [their name], son/daughter of [one or both their parents' names]!"
* IHaveNoSon
IHaveNoSon: A family member disowns another one out of shame.
* IWantGrandkids
IWantGrandkids: An adult's parent wants grandchildren and annoys their son or daughter to get them some.
* ImmigrantParents
ImmigrantParents: Someone has parents who immigrated from another country.
* InvisibleParents
InvisibleParents: A character whose parents are never seen.
* JacobAndEsau
JacobAndEsau: Parents favour one child or vice versa.
* JealousParent
JealousParent: The mum or dad competes with their child for their spouse's affection.
* JewishMother
JewishMother: The stereotype of a nagging, overprotective mother who's also Jewish.
* JockDadNerdSon
JockDadNerdSon: The father is very athletic. The son is nerdy but not athletic.
* LamarckWasRight
LamarckWasRight: Inheriting traits which shouldn't ordinarily be genetic.
* LetHerGrowUpDear
LetHerGrowUpDear: The father doesn't want the child (often a girl) to have romance, but the mother doesn't mind.
* LikeFatherLikeSon
LikeFatherLikeSon: A person resembles one of their parents.
* LikeFatherUnlikeSon
LikeFatherUnlikeSon: A child doesn't resemble at least one of their parents, in fact, they may be exact opposites.
* LineageComesFromTheFather
LineageComesFromTheFather: All of the character's significant lineage is on their father's side.
* LukeIAmYourFather
LukeIAmYourFather: TheHero finds out the BigBad was a relative, often their dad.
* LukeYouAreMyFather
LukeYouAreMyFather: Someone reveals that they are the child of the person they're talking to.
* MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter
MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter: A MadScientist has a daughter who's their only child, is somewhere between sixteen and twenty-four, and is beautiful.
* MandatoryMotherhood
MandatoryMotherhood: Women who don't want kids are demanded to have them.
* MamaBear
MamaBear: A mother whose kids you'd better not mess with.
* MissingMom
MissingMom: A mom is not present.
* MommyIssues
MommyIssues: Means the same thing as FreudianExcuse.
* MonsterIsAMommy
MonsterIsAMommy: A menacing creature's behaviour turns out to be justified, often because it's a mother or father protecting its kids or eggs.
* MotherMakesYouKing
MotherMakesYouKing: Someone's mother makes them come into power.
* MotherOfAThousandYoungMotherOfAThousandYoung:



* MumLooksLikeASister

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* MumLooksLikeASisterMumLooksLikeASister: Someone's mother looks like their sister.



* YouAreGrounded

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* YouAreGroundedYouAreGrounded: A parent grounds their child.
10th Mar '17 11:20:11 PM Unicorndance
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* AbandonedWarChild
* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother
* ActionDad
* ActionMom
* AdoptivePeerParent
* AlmightyMom
* AmicablyDivorced
* AntagonisticOffspring
* AnticlimacticParent
* AntiSmotherLoveTalk
* ArchnemesisDad
* AsianBabymama
* BabiesEverAfter
* BabyDollBaby
* BecauseISaidSo
* BecauseYouCanCope
* BirthDeathJuxtaposition
* BumblingDad
* CallingParentsByTheirName
* ChildrenRaiseYou
* ChosenConceptionPartner
* CubCuesProtectiveParent
* DadTheVeteran
* DatingWhatDaddyHates
* DeceasedParentsAreTheBest
* DeliverUsFromEvil
* DepartmentOfChildDisservices
* DesignatedParents
* TheDiaperChange
* DivineParentage
* DontTellMama
* DotingParent
* EducationMama

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* AbandonedWarChild
AbandonedWarChild: Women are left single mothers during or after a war.
* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother
AbsurdlyYouthfulMother: Mother appears too young to have her children.
* ActionDad
ActionDad: A father who is an ActionGuy.
* ActionMom
ActionMom: A mother who is an ActionGirl.
* AdoptivePeerParent
AdoptivePeerParent: The parents adopted a child who appears too old to be their biological offspring.
* AlmightyMom
AlmightyMom: A mother who succeeds in telling off anyone, even the worst antagonists.
* AmicablyDivorced
AmicablyDivorced: A split couple who are still friends.
* AntagonisticOffspring
AntagonisticOffspring: TheHero's kid is his or her nemesis.
* AnticlimacticParent
AnticlimacticParent: A parent is revealed to have a bad rep.
* AntiSmotherLoveTalk
AntiSmotherLoveTalk: Someone tries to talk a parent concerned for their child's safety into letting them take risks.
* ArchnemesisDad
ArchnemesisDad: The villain is the protagonist's father.
* AsianBabymama
AsianBabymama: The male lead discovers he has a child and the mother is an ex who is an "exotic" Asian lady.
* BabiesEverAfter
BabiesEverAfter: The story ends when the main couple has kids.
* BabyDollBaby
BabyDollBaby: Looking after a baby doll like it's your actual son or daughter.
* BecauseISaidSo
BecauseISaidSo: Someone says that their inferior (often their child) should obey "just because".
* BecauseYouCanCope
BecauseYouCanCope: A character (usually a child) is ignored by a loved one because said loved one has decided to look after someone else.
* BirthDeathJuxtaposition
BirthDeathJuxtaposition: Someone is born shortly after someone else dies.
* BumblingDad
BumblingDad: A klutzy and/or unintelligent father.
* CallingParentsByTheirName
CallingParentsByTheirName: Someone calls their parents by their given names, rather than "Mom", "Dad", or what-have-you.
* ChildrenRaiseYou
ChildrenRaiseYou: CharacterDevelopment comes from looking after a kid.
* ChosenConceptionPartner
ChosenConceptionPartner: Someone wants a child and picks someone who is not their spouse to be the other parent.
* CubCuesProtectiveParent
CubCuesProtectiveParent: The human characters find a baby wild animal and are chased by its parent.
* DadTheVeteran
DadTheVeteran: A parent who is a retired military person.
* DatingWhatDaddyHates
DatingWhatDaddyHates: An adolescent girl or young woman living with her parents brings home her boyfriend, whom her dad disapproves of.
* DeceasedParentsAreTheBest
DeceasedParentsAreTheBest: The GoodParents die.
* DeliverUsFromEvil
DeliverUsFromEvil: An evil person [[HeelFaceTurn turns good]] after starting a family.
* DepartmentOfChildDisservices
DepartmentOfChildDisservices: Child Services works stupidly.
* DesignatedParents
DesignatedParents: A group of friends have two people the same age who are more mature, acting like the parents of the others.
* TheDiaperChange
TheDiaperChange: Changing a baby's diaper.
* DivineParentage
DivineParentage: A child of one or two gods.
* DontTellMama
DontTellMama: People do bad things but want to keep their mothers from knowing about the bad things they do.
* DotingParent
DotingParent: A parent who believes their kid is the best child in the world.
* EducationMamaEducationMama: A parent who worries a lot about their child's education.



* EmptyNest
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas
* EvilMatriarch
* EvilParentsWantGoodKids

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* EmptyNest
EmptyNest: A couple whose children have left home miss them.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas
EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Tough or even bad guys being affectionate to their mothers.
* EvilMatriarch
EvilMatriarch: A villainous mother.
* EvilParentsWantGoodKidsEvilParentsWantGoodKids: Villains want their children to be good.
21st Oct '16 7:10:10 AM Basara-kun
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* FamilyMan
8th Oct '16 7:38:13 AM StarSword
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* AbandonedWarChild
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* AntagonisticOffspring



* AntagonisticOffspring

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* AntagonisticOffspringAntiSmotherLoveTalk
14th Feb '16 2:37:36 AM eroock
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* FantasyForbiddingFather
13th Feb '16 2:17:45 PM eroock
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* IHaveNoSon
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* BecauseISaidSo


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* GoToYourRoom
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-->--'''Creator/{{Plato}}''', ''[[Literature/ApologyOfSocrates Apology]]''

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