Parenting Styles

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Challenges

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Tips for Success

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Types of Parenting Styles

Parenting styles have a significant impact on the development of young children. Although it is not the parenting style alone that shapes the child, it contributes significantly to their overall development.

Authoritative Parenting Athoritarian Parenting Permissive Parenting Uninvolved Parenting
Authoritative Authoritarian Permissive Uninvolved
 
Authoritative Parenting Style

The authoritative parenting style is chategorized by: Authoritative Parenting Style
  • Warmth and encouragement partnered with firmness.
  • Clear boundaries and expectations for their children.
  • Confident, stable and socially competent children.
  • Encouragement to strive for excellence.

Authoritarian Parenting Style
 
The authoritarian parenting style is chategorized by: Authoritarian Parenting Style
  • A lack of warmth and affection.
  • Contorl, punishments and restrictions.
  • The "it's my way, or the highway" approach.
  • Rebellious or very dependent children.
Permissive Parenting Style
 
The permissive parenting style is chategorized by: Permissive Parenting Style
  • Warmth and compassion partnered with indulgance.
  • Saying "yes" more often than not.
  • Children having too much power and control.
  • A lack of self-control and impulsive tendencies.
 
 
Uninvolved Parenting Style
 
The uninvolved parenting style is chategorized by: Uninvolved Parenting Style
  • Very little warmth or concern towards their children.
  • Almost non-existent parental authority.
  • Little to no communication unless absolutely neccessary.
  • Detached and resentful children.




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