It takes a village to raise a child

Idiom

It takes a village to raise a child

Definition

A proverb that emphasizes the importance of a supportive, interconnected community in raising a child.

Examples

It takes a village to raise a child, so why not get the whole community involved?

It takes a village to raise a child, so let’s make sure we are providing the best environment for our kids.

Origin

The origin of this proverb is uncertain, but some believe it comes from an African proverb.

FAQs

Who is responsible for raising a child?

How can a village help to raise a child?