What Are Parenting Styles?

What Are Parenting Styles? A little while back, I wrote a tongue-in-cheek blog comparing the behavior of dog owners at my local park to the parenting styles of many adults with children. However, understanding your parenting style is central to becoming a successful parent. As with everything, you can go to the web or a glossy magazine and find articles that mention four, six, twelve parenting styles, and you can [...]

Are Parenting Classes Worth The Time and Bother?

Are Parenting Classes Worth The Time and Bother? As with most things in life, the easy answer to the question if parenting classes are effective, is both yes and no. Being a parent is the most important thing we will ask anyone to do, and we assume people get the knowledge by osmosis – and, of course, they do no such thing.  No-one has any idea as to what type [...]

What Works In Effective Parent Guidance

What Works In Effective Parent Guidance Let’s start with what does not work. It is not effective for parents to leave your child’s future to fate. It is not effective for parents to be passive in their child raising. It is not effective for parents to hover intently over their child. It is not effective for parents to simply cross their fingers or to light a candle. It is not [...]

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A Guide To An Authoritative Parenting Style

A Guide To An Authoritative Parenting Style Since the 1960s, the authoritative parenting style has reigned supreme in parenting literature. Research since that time has consistently reported that children raised in authoritative households using an authoritative parenting style have better outcomes in almost every area that we consider important in the growth of a child. Children raised by authoritative parents are said to: Become independent and self-confident Do very well [...]

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