foster: help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents"
rear: bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
raising: the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
breeding: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
nourish: provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
hope this helps