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Parenting Styles

Authoritative
In this parenting style, the parents are nurturing, responsive, and supportive, yet set firm limits for their children. ey attempt t control children's behavior by explaining rules, discussing, and reasoning. They listen to a child's viewpoint but don't always accept it.

Children raised with this style tend to be friendly, energetic, cheerful, self-reliant, self-controlled, curious, cooperative, and achievement
oriented.

Permissive
In this parenting style, parents are warm, but lax. ey fail to set firm limits, to monitor children's activities closely, or to require appropriately mature behavior of their children.

Children raised with this parenting style tend to be impulsive, rebellious, aimless, domineering, aggressive, and low in self-reliance, self-control, and achievement.

Uninvolved
In this parenting style, parents are unresponsive, unavailable, and rejecting.

Children raised with this parenting style tend to have low self-esteem and little self-confidence and seek other, sometimes inappropriate, role models to substitute for the neglectful parent.

 


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